The Bell 222 is a twin-engine light utility helicopter designed and manufactured by Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. of the USA. The Bell 222 and 222A are the first production variants and are to be followed by the more powerful Bell 222B. The Bell 222 can be configured in 5 or 6-seat executive layouts, or can accommodate up to 8 passengers in a utility configuration, with a bench seat at the back for three, which fits into the L-shape of the fuel tank behind it. The Bell 222 is powered by two 592shp Avco-Lycoming LTS 101-650C-3 engines and introduced the use of the Noda Matic vibration reduction system developed for the 214ST, stub wings housing the retractable undercarriage, provision for IFR avionics, and dual hydraulic and electrical systems. The Bell 222 has been used for both business and utility operations (especially in the oil related work) around the world.
The average hourly rental rate of the Bell 222 is around 1,950 USD per hour.