Helicopter Mitsubishi MH2000. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter Mitsubishi MH2000. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter Mitsubishi MH2000. Specifications. A photo.


Mitsubishi MH2000 - Japanese multi-purpose helicopter, designed by Aircraft company «Mitsubishi Heavy Industries» in 1996 year.


Mitsubishi MH2000 photo


The Mitsubishi MH2000 aircraft began to be designed by Japanese engineers in the first half of the 90s, while the aircraft was a very promising helicopter capable of carrying both people and goods on board, which should have made the current model very popular among consumers. in particular, this applies to private civil airlines engaged in passenger and cargo transportation.

However, the civil aviation sector did not take the current model properly, and therefore the production of helicopters Mitsubishi MH2000 was very limited and did not allow the aircraft to go into mass production.

The first flight tests of the helicopter began in Mitsubishi MH2000 1996 year, however, during the flight, the aircraft appeared poorly managed, and therefore the aircraft manufacturers of the company «Mitsubishi Heavy Industries» created a second prototype proved to be more effective in its operational plan. The very model of a helicopter Mitsubishi MH2000 was presented to the general public only in the year 2000, however, since the production of aircraft turned the unit, then it was discontinued in the year 2006, aircraft and Mitsubishi MH2000 all were decommissioned.


Photo of Mitsubishi MH2000 


Depending on the layout of the aircraft, on board a helicopter Mitsubishi MH2000 can accommodate from 7 to 14 people, including the crew, consisting of 1-2 people and 6-12 passengers, which, in fact, made the aircraft commercially viable in its use . Among other things, the helicopter cabin Mitsubishi MH2000 adapted also for the transport on board a variety of goods, including quite bulky, the only condition which is the observance of the parameters of the maximum take-off weight of the aircraft, but, in fact, we are talking about 2 tonnes payload.

The power plant of Mitsubishi MH2000 helicopter consists of two turboshaft engines of the brand Mitsubishi MG5-110, collaboration which provides aircraft traction in 875 hp, which in turn allows the aircraft to accelerate to cruising flight speed in 250 km \ h., And to overcome the distance to 780 kilometers.


Helicopter Mitsubishi MH2000


Between 2000 2004 on year, aircraft manufacturers of the company «Mitsubishi Heavy Industries» 5 aircrafts of this model, the operation of which to date have been built completely stopped, however, part of the aircraft survived.


Specifications Mitsubishi MH2000.


  • Crew: 1-2 person;
  • Capacity: 6-12 people (depending on the layout of the cabin);
  • helicopter length: 12,2 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 4,1 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 12,2 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 2500 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 4500 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 250 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 280 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 780 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 2700 m .;
  • Powerplant: 2 x Mitsubishi MG5-110;
  • Power: 875 hp



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