Large Cabin. Huge Benefits. Pure Comfort. Let us help you create a smooth, comfortable flying experience.
Bell's highest tier leather covering our classically tailored seats, consoles, door accent panels and headliner. Three different color matching combinations to choose from.
6 Seat Configuration
Sand + Jet Black
Crimson + Jet Black
Arctic Grey + Charcoal
Hardwood flooring and improved upholstery can complete a luxurious yet resistant interior suitable for the discerning corporate or private traveler. Also highlighting an improved Hex-pattern cockpit flooring, combining style and ruggedness to enhance appearance and resist stains, scuffs and damage
Aluminum plated finishes and leather accents complement refreshed color schemes tying in every detail of the cabin; from door handles to light fixtures.
Improved Interior Details
Available in a variety of cabin configurations that can accommodate every traveler's needs. Consoles and multi-functional seats with fold-down tray tables allow easy access to food, drink, and storage of personal items. All chosen specifically to match your color scheme.
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Base Core Designer Bespoke
CARPET and AERMAT®
SEAT FABRIC OR VINYL
Sturdy textured mat or carpet that's tough enough to endure the daily wear and tear of your every mission. Choose from 4 unique colors that integrate seamlessly into your interior design.
Bell's entry level upholstery option is the perfect option for utility aircraft that perform the toughest missions. Your choice in fabric or vinyl will cover our standard or premium seat, pilot door accent panels, and headliner in 1 of 4 color ways.
*Aermat in cockpit only
Tropic of Capricorn
Luxury textured carpets of exceptional quality to fit your corproate needs. Beautiful and strong enough to endure the wear and tear of regular use.
Bell's mid-tier leather offering. Leather covers your choice of standard or premium seats, the console, door accent panels, and headliner. Available in 4 individual colors or 4 suggested two tones.
Spotted Eagle/ Black
Bell's highest tier leathers cover our classically tailored seats, consoles, door accent panels, and headliner. Available in one or two toned premium leathers for ultimate aesthetic comfort.
Satin plate finishes and leather accents complement refreshed color schemes tying in every detail of the cabin - from door handles to light fixtures.
This interior is a showcase of our most popular customizations, redesigned with quality leathers, updated consoles, improved interior details, and luxe floor options.
YOUR CHOICE IN
Want something more? Let us help you create your perfect bespoke interior. Our interior styling designers and engineers will work with you one on one to fit your unique needs or custom requests.
Whether your focus is rescue, public safety, or business, the Bell 429 offers large cabin space designed to support your needs. Not only can this aircraft can be customized with luxurious interiors, the large cabin can be easily reconfigured from passenger to cargo service to make any mission successful.
At A Glance
Our upgraded BasiX Pro is equipped with One-Button Auto Couple designed with “Save me” features to help you in case of impending loss of control during manual flight. The “Go Around” button can be activated quickly and will make a big difference if you are ever faced with critical decisive moments. Your safety is always at the forefront at Bell.
One Button Auto Couple
Whether your choice is skids or retractable landing gear, we'll help you make the right one. Our standard high gear helps provide a soft landing on rough terrain and the steps are convenient for easy entry and exit. As an alternative, our optional retractable wheeled landing gear lets you taxi comfortably and quickly to your desired destination.
Stick every landing with satellite-based guidance systems giving you a precise look at your path. Now your aircraft can help you land in the trickiest situations, whether it's a 9-degree approach or a low, 250-feet ceiling.
Precision Visual Controls
Wide aft doors that allow for easy cargo or passenger loading. Fit litters or unwieldy cargo through these doors easily and efficiently, because every moment in an emergency situation counts.
Loading of cargo or passengers is made easy with our simple and ergonomic side loading capabilities. Our aircraft is equipped with wide cabin doors for a smooth entry into the large cabin area. For those who prefer rear loading, our clam shell doors are the perfect option.
Our large, multi-configurable cabin is ready for your mission. From EMS to Parapublic to Corporate, the Bell 429 can be easily customized to fit your needs. And with a 62-inch door opening, this aircraft is equipped with the widest cabin door available in the industry. You will immediately notice the ample space as you board.
A proven platform for some of the finest law enforcement agencies, the Bell 429 keeps your crew comfortable and ready for rapid response. Built for adding adjustable components to support pursuits or quick crew deployment.
Adjustable and Equipped
Public Safety Mission Ready Configuration includes: searchlight, EO/IR camera, and choice of moving map on copilot display and/or cabin operator station.
Mission Ready Configuration (MRC) Option: Yes
Flexible cabin includes easily foldable or removable seats
Reconfigurable and Ready
Baggage bay can fit 18 cubic feet/250 lbs of cargo
Easily removable dual controls
Flat floor with 99ft of cabin and integrated tie downs
Next: Reconfigurable and ready
Max cruise speed: 125kts
HOGE: 10,460 ft (ISA, MGW)
Wide power margin provided by 505 shp turbine engine
Cargo hook with 2,295 lb external load capability
Next: VIP Cabin
Simple, easy to complete pre-flight procedures
Crash attenuating seats provided for all 5 aircraft occupants
FADEC Engine control eases pilot workload and minimizes likelihood of limit exceedances
G1000H NXi Avionics provides outstanding aircrew situational awareness
Modern design brings ultimate control and safety
Next: modern design
18" wide seats with ample head space
Large doors for easy cabin access
Cabin space with 14 inches of legroom - 30% more than competition
New executive interior
A built-in flotation system and twin-engine platform make offshore travel safer while boosting crew and pilot confidence.
Handling the High Seas
Next Generation Glass Cockpit
Next: Next Generation Glass Cockpit
Safran Arrius 2R engine with dual-channel Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC)
For your safety:
Optional dual-pilot controls for efficient student-flight instructor interaction
The Ideal Trainer
HEMS Mission Ready Configuration includes: NVG, air conditioning, and choice of Aerolite or URC full medical interiors.
Elevate your patient care with easy, ergonomic and efficient side loading. As an option, clamshell doors are available. Both options offer a wide space to carry more equipment and serve more patients
Efficient & Easy
Crash-resistant fuel tanks
4-point seat belts
Moving Map Display
Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning
Traffic Information System
Optional flight displays increase situational awareness:
FADEC system to increase fuel efficiency and reliability
Fully integrated Garmin G1000H NXi flight deck with twin 10.4" LED back-lit displays
“Pathways in the Sky” Display
Garmin’s Helicopter Synthetic Vision Technology™
Next: The ideal trainer
Drive system provided by proven, simple 206L-4 transmission and rotor component
Rugged air-frame delivers stable, comfortable ride in turbulent conditions
Proven Durability with full auto-rotation capability
Robust and Durable
High inertia rotor system provides excellent auto-rotation capability
Next: Operator-Driven Design
Rising operating cost
Challenge: Aging OH-58 Fleet
Case Study: Sacramento Police Department
Next: Case Study
Lower costs drives more flight hours, providing more support to officers on ground
Very low-cost alternative to larger aircraft
The Bell 505 has among the lowest acquisition and operating cost of public safety aircraft on the market
95% of Mission Solution, Only 50% Cost
Next: Mission Solution
A 3.9 hrs endurance allows for most ALE missions (patrol, command/control, etc)
Superior visibility enhances law enforcement operations
Design driven by customer input including maintenance providers
Corporate Mission Ready Configuration includes: leather seats with a choice of different seat and console options, interior with leather accents, air conditioning, and soundproofing.
Challenging convention and redefining comfort. As you step into a Bell 429, prepare for a luxurious experience in a spacious cabin capable of comfortably fitting six passengers, while maintaining ample storage and legroom.
Integrated glass cockpit allows for maximum safety and control
Simple, easy and pre-flight procedures for fast call to action
Life Cycle Cost will be significantly less than any Long Light Single
Outdated mission equipment
Solution: The Bell 505
Bell 505’s thermal imaging and infrared helped SPD capture two suspects shortly after delivery
Air Operations Team flies comfortably during long missions
Maintenance and operation
Easy and low cost Enhanced safety – Certified to latest safety standards
Speeds of 125 knots and useful load of 1,500 pounds - provides high performance to meet the SPD’s mission
Mission Ready Configuration (MRC) Option: No
Open cabin and forward-facing seats give passengers or students better views during flight
Ask a bell employee about or different customization option or contact us for additional accessories.
Garmin GTN-650/750 The Garmin GTN-750/650 system provides intuitive touchscreen controls, and the large, six-inch, GTN-750 display provides unprecedented access to Navigation/Communication/GPS-WAAS functions, including: Graphical flight planning capability with touchscreen waypoint entry or sequence modification;
155 ktas / 278 km/h
411 nm / 761 km
Range at VLRC*
*No Reserves, 60 KIAS
*MGW, Sea Level, ISA, No Reserve
18,610 ft PA / 5,672 m PA
337 nm | 624 km
74ft³ / 2.1m³
Cabin Floor Area**
3,000 lbs / 1,361kg
Cargo Hook Capacity
217 US gal / 821 ltr
4,465 Ibs / 2,025 kg
8,000 lbs / 3,629 kg
Max Gross Weight
Max Gross Weight (Internal)
2 x 586 SHP / 2 x 437 kW
2 x 598 SHP / 446 kW
Garmin GTX-33H ES transponder with extended squitter provides ADS-B out traffic display capability;
High-resolution terrain mapping, including optional Internal TAWS-B terrain alerting.
Standard avionics features include:
* Max GW, ISA, Std fuel – no reserve, at 4000 ft / 1219 m
**Does not include copilot volume of 20 ft3 /0.6 m3
Two VHF communication transceivers with 10 watt standard or 16 watt optional transmitting power, and 8.33 or 25 KHz channel spacing;
204 ft³ / 25.78 m³
2,535 lbs / 1,150 kg
(Internal, Base Aircraft)
7,000 lbs / 3,175 kg
GPS TSO’d to C146C, authorized to C146, authorized for Class 1, 2 and 3 Localizer Precision with Vertical Guidance (LPV) approaches;
Multiple weather options where the supporting weather reporting/advisory infrastructure is available.
Two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW207D1/D2 with FADEC
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