Bell 525 Relentless: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Alasdair Whyte
By Alasdair Whyte February 17, 2012 11:47

Bell 525 Relentless: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The Bell 525 Relentless is the company’s newest helicopter, capable of carrying up to 16 passengers and travelling 400 nautical miles.
A mock-up of the Bell 525 Relentless photographed at the 2012 Farnborough Airshow.

A mock-up of the Bell 525 Relentless photographed at the 2012 Farnborough Airshow.

Type: Bell 525 Relentless

Missions: Airborne Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, Offshore, VIP, Corporate, EMS

First delivery: first flight is expected in 2013 or 2014 with certification coming soon after

World fleet:  n/a

Category:  Twin Engine


Performance

Maximum speed (Vne): ? kts ? km/hr

Maximum cruise speed (Vh): 140 kts 260 km/hr

Hover ceiling, In-Ground Effect (TOP): ? ft ? m

Hover ceiling, Out-of-Ground Effect (TOP): ? ft ? m

Service ceiling: ? ft ? m

Maximum Range: 400 nm/740 km


Weights

Maximum takeoff gross weight/Standard Internal gross weight: 18,000 lb 8,180 kg

Empty weight: ? lb ? kg

Useful load, standard: 4,000 lb 1,800 kg

Passengers (crew): 16 (two pilots)

Alasdair Whyte
By Alasdair Whyte February 17, 2012 11:47

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