MD Helicopters MD 500. Photo. Characteristics.
MD Helicopters MD 500. Photo. Characteristics.

MD Helicopters MD 500

The MD530F is a multipurpose helicopter designed by the American firm McDonnell Douglas Helicopter. The helicopter is a further development of the Mc Donnell Douglas Model 500 class of single-engine light multi-purpose helicopters. In the design of the helicopter used constructive parts of the helicopter MD 500E. The main changes in the helicopter: the diameter of the main rotor became larger by 0.3, the diameter of the steering rotor was increased by 5 centimeters, an improved transmission was installed.

MD Helicopters MD 500 photo

MD Helicopters MD 500 photo

The first flight of the helicopter was 22.10.1982. Helicopter certification completed in July 1983. The first deliveries of the helicopter series began in January 1984. At the end of the 1999 helicopters upgraded to the program, which took the firm Boeing. C 1999 began shipping improved helicopter MD 530F (delivered - 2 helicopter for the National Colombian Police and 2 helicopter for the Puerto Rico Power Company).

MD Helicopters MD 500 photo booths

MD Helicopters MD 500 photo

Features helicopter MD 530F:

  • Range: 381km

  • Cruising speed: 248km / hour

  • The highest altitude: 5700m

  • The highest take-off weight: 1406kg

  • Cabin height: 1.22m

  • interior length: 1.50m

  • The greatest number of passengers: 3-4

  • Interior width: 1.22

  • Height: 2.90m

  • Length: 7.50m

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