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FAA approves Onboard Systems MD500 Hooks with Surefire Release

FAA approves Onboard Systems MD500 Hooks with Surefire Release

The newly certified Surefire cargo hook kits for the MD500 include the TALON LC Hydraulic Hook Kit (P/N 200-378-10), the TALON LC Hydraulic Hook Kit with Onboard Weighing System (P/N 200-379-10) and the TALON LC Hydraulic Hook Kit with Onboard Weighing System and NVG backlight (P/N 200-379-11). In addition to offering the Surefire release technology… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 24-Apr-17

Onboard Systems MD500 Cargo Hook Kits Receive FAA Certification

Onboard Systems MD500 Cargo Hook Kits Receive FAA Certification

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that it has obtained FAA STC certification for several new cargo hook kits for the MD Helicopters MD500 aircraft featuring their Surefire® release technology. Onboard has also submitted these systems to Transport Canada for certification. The Surefire circuit requires a… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 21-Apr-17

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MDHI Reveals New MD 6XX at Heli-Expo

MDHI Reveals New MD 6XX at Heli-Expo

MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) used the HAI Heli-Expo in Dallas to showcase their new MD 6XX military and civil use helicopter. Based off the design of their MD 600N helicopter, the new MD 6XX differs by having a conventional tail rotor instead of the MD 600N’s NO-TAil Rotor. The aircraft has also been fitted with… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Mar-17

JSSI launches maintenance program for MD500 and MD600

JSSI launches maintenance program for MD500 and MD600

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, announced its new Airframe Parts-Only coverage for the MD 500 and 600 series helicopters. Providing the only program of its kind to the MD Helicopter market, JSSI can also include coverage for the Rolls-Royce 250 series engines… Read more »

Source: JSSI, 24-May-16

Aero Precision to supply LORD products for Korean MD500s

Aero Precision to supply LORD products for Korean MD500s

Aero Precision, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today an agreement of a territory-specific distribution agreement with LORD Corporation, a leading Aerospace and Defense supplier of vibration control systems. In the agreement, Aero Precision will supply LORD Dampers, Bearings and Tail Rotor Assemblies in South Korea to support MD-500 operations. “We are excited about LORD Corporation’s… Read more »

Source: Aero Precision, 19-May-16

27-Jun-15 MD Helicopters MD500 Poerua Glacier, New Zealand

Crashed on take off, injuring the pilot Brad Maclachlan and two hunters he had just picked up

27-Jun-15

Sunset Aviation Service launches new website

Sunset Aviation Service launches new website

Sunset Aviation Service, Inc. located in Aurora Oregon is proud to announce our new website at www.sunsetaviationservice.com along with a new phone number of 503-776-5053. Our capabilities list has also been expanded to better serve more of the helicopter industry. Sunset Aviation Service was awarded the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) certificate… Read more »

Source: Sunset Aviation Service, 30-Apr-15

Phoenix Heliparts Offers Cost-Effective Component Support

Phoenix Heliparts Offers Cost-Effective Component Support

Phoenix Heliparts has established a new 1,000-square-foot component repair and overhaul shop, providing a cost-effective new service for operators of MD 500 Series helicopters at its growing Mesa, Ariz., facility. New capabilities include component overhaul for main rotor transmissions, tail rotor gearboxes, dampers, and swashplates. Phoenix Heliparts is also offering complete drive line overhauls, time… Read more »

Source: Phoenix, 26-Feb-15

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Tiger Tug launches new mover just for md 500 series helicopters

Tiger Tug launches new mover just for md 500 series helicopters

Tiger Tugs announces the introduction of their new model MD helicopter mover. The new MD tug is designed to specifically handle the MD 500 series helicopters. The 500 series has always been a problem to move on the ground with its very springy support struts. Our new lift system completely stays away from the skids… Read more »

Source: Tiger Tugs, 19-Feb-15

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MD540A to be displayed at Commemorative Air Force Museum event

MD540A to be displayed at Commemorative Air Force Museum event

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is proud to announce that we will be an exhibitor and supporting sponsor at the annual Aviation Fascination event at the Commemorative Air Force Museum, 207 North Greenfield Road, Mesa, Arizona, on Friday, November 21, 2014. “MDHI is proud to be part of the thriving business community in Mesa, and a… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 07-Nov-14

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South African pair to apply for bail in Zimbabwe over buried MD500

South African pair to apply for bail in Zimbabwe over buried MD500

A Zimbabwe court is due to hear a bail application today for two South African men arrested in Zimbabwe – See full story See also HeliHub.com accident report – 04-May-14 MD Helicopters MD500 West Nicholson, Zimbabwe

Source: Eye Witness News, 29-May-14

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04-May-14 MD Helicopters MD500 West Nicholson, Zimbabwe

Helicopter crashed and owner Frikkie Lutzkie arranged for wreckage to be buried.  Certain aspects of press reports (including date) do not tie up – but read reports of this accident in conjunction with another incident from May 2012 relating to another helicopter and the same owner

04-May-14

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Phoenix Heliparts and RSG sign STC Agreement for MD500 Vapor Cycle Air Conditioning Units

Phoenix Heliparts and RSG sign STC Agreement for MD500 Vapor Cycle Air Conditioning Units

Phoenix Heliparts, of Mesa, Arizona, has reinforced its relationship with RSG Products, of Fort Worth, to add to its supplier role for Supplemental Type Certificates. This move adds the MD369 helicopter to its list of approved installations, and covers the installation of Vapor Cycle Air Conditioning units, offered as an amendment to RSG’s existing STC… Read more »

Source: Phoenix Heliparts, 25-Feb-14

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Invitation to HTC Technical Briefing at Heli-Expo

Invitation to HTC Technical Briefing at Heli-Expo

Hughes/MDHI Model 369, 500, and 600 owners and operators: You are invited to attend a Technical Briefing hosted by Helicopter Technology Company (HTC, see Booth 4526) covering Rotor Track and Balance, Vibration Troubleshooting, and Ride Quality Assessment. The Briefing is scheduled for Tuesday, February 25, from 1:30-3:30 pm in the Anaheim Convention Center, Room 207-A. Emphasis is… Read more »

Source: HTC, 05-Feb-14

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US Dept Homeland Security selling four MD500Es

US Dept Homeland Security selling four MD500Es

The GSA auction site – run by the US General Services Administration department – is currently listing four MD500E helicopters, all of which have operated for the US Department of Homeland Security. The four are N5247S built 1985 MSN 0119E – sale ref 91QSCI14180501 N91620 built 1996 MSN 0529E – sale ref 91QSCI14181501 N7166M built 1985 MSN… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-Dec-13

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Skye Avionics receives FAA STC for MD500 LED Light

Skye Avionics receives FAA STC for MD500 LED Light

Skye Avionics, Ltd. announced that they have an STC to replace OEM p/n 369H4263-101 Start Pump Light on the MD500 Helicopter. This STC replaces the OEM start pump light with an LED making the part more durable and cost efficient. Our part is going to cost 40 percent less than the OEM light – which… Read more »

Source: Skye Avionics, 14-Oct-13

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05-Aug-13 N8688F MD Helicopters MD500D Lamesa, US-Texas (2F)

Two workers have fallen to their deaths when a cable suspending them hit a power line they were inspecting – the pair were later reported here as 25-year-old David Edward Oliveira of Turlock, CA and 26-year-old Christoper Geoffrey Breed of Moscow, ID.  Helicopter landed safely with no damage

05-Aug-13

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Donaldson congratulates PJ Helicopters on 40+ years

Donaldson congratulates PJ Helicopters on 40+ years

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), congratulates long-time customer PJ Helicopters for developing world-class precision-lift services over its more than 40 years of operations. The success of Red Bluff, Calif.-based PJ Helicopters is supported by Donaldson’s Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) systems. The IBFs protect the safety, performance and reliability of seven turbine helicopter… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 24-Jun-13

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Skye Avionics Announces STC on MD500 Start Pump Light Replacement Part

Skye Avionics Announces STC on MD500 Start Pump Light Replacement Part

Skye Avionics, Ltd. announced today they have an STC to replace OEM p/n 369H4263-101 Start Pump Light on the MD500 Helicopter. This STC replaces the OEM start pump light with an LED making the part more durable and cost efficient. “The current OEM light is $1,395,” said Skye Avionics President Ryan Evans, “Our part is… Read more »

Source: Skye Avionics, 13-Jun-13

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13-Jun-13 D-HIBS Hughes 500D Bernkastel-Wehlen, Germany

50 year old pilot seriously injured and 30 year old passenger minor injuries after helicopter crashed c9.30am local time while spraying a vineyard on a steep slope.  Helicopter is believed to be D-HIBS 500D (1035D) but we await confirmation

13-Jun-13

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Aerometals Obtains PMA Approval on Gears for MD500 Transmission

Aerometals Obtains PMA Approval on Gears for MD500 Transmission

Aerometals announced today that the company has received PMA approval for spiral bevel gears for the main rotor transmission of the MD500 helicopter.  This is the first time the FAA has granted manufacturing approval to a company for transmission gears who is not the OEM. “Receiving the PMA approval is a great achievement for our… Read more »

Source: Aerometals, 06-Jun-13

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28-May-13 Hughes 500 Pünderich, Germany

Vineyard spraying – caught port-side spray boom on powerline and damaged it.  Landed safely in nearby sports field with no further damage

28-May-13

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Aero Dynamix delivers NVG upgrades to Latin American Military

Aero Dynamix delivers NVG upgrades to Latin American Military

Aero Dynamix announces the delivery of certified NVG cockpit upgrades for three MD500 helicopters owned by a Latin American military operation. The NVG-equipped helicopters will be used primarily as training assets for night vision operations. The NVG upgrades encompass internal NVIS avionics modifications, edge lit panels, instrument overlays and all other internal and external illuminated… Read more »

Source: Aero Dynamix, 03-Aug-12

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Uniflight awarded multi-ship MD500 NVG cockpit conversion project

Uniflight awarded multi-ship MD500 NVG cockpit conversion project

Uniflight, LLC of Grand Prairie, Texas is very pleased to announce the award of a multi-aircraft contract by the US Government for the cockpit upgrade and Night Vision Goggle (NVG)-compatible conversion of MD500 helicopters. “We are very excited to have been selected for this project,” stated Uniflight’s President David Horton. “We look forward to modernizing… Read more »

Source: Uniflight, 11-Feb-12

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21-Dec-11 N500TN MD Helicopters 500D Fall Branch, US-Tennessee

Clipped wires and landed with minimal damage to helicopter.  Owner of field stated that weather was very foggy and he thought the pilot was making a precautionary landing for the weather and did not see the wires.

21-Dec-11

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Wysong Enterprises refurbishes third MD500 for Air2

Wysong Enterprises refurbishes third MD500 for Air2

Wysong Enterprises, Inc., (Wysong) announced today that they delivered the third of four refurbished MD500D helicopters to AIR2, LLC (AIR2). The refurbishment work included rewiring the entire airframe, installation of a new avionics package, sheet metal repairs including panel replacement, window replacement, and custom painting of the interior and exterior of the aircraft. “This is the… Read more »

Source: Wysong Enterprises, 24-Nov-11

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02-Nov-11 MD Helicopters 500MD Wonju, Korea (1F)

Emergency landing on a mountain during an annual Hoguk military exercise Wednesday, killing one army officer and injuring another

02-Nov-11

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27-Oct-11 N61PJ MD Helicopters MD500D Colusa, US-California

During powerline maintenance flight,  p[ilot made emergency field landing.  Skids broken, tail boom sliced, main blades ripped off.  Pilot to hospital

27-Oct-11

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27-Sep-11 N606WA Hughes 500D Chouteau, US-Oklahoma

Skid struck powerline on take off and landed immediately without further incident

27-Sep-11

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STC for Aspen Evolution Flight Display System on MD500

STC for Aspen Evolution Flight Display System on MD500

Phoenix Heliparts and Aspen Avionics, manufacturer of the innovative Evolution Flight Display System, are preparing to receive an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of Aspen’s H-series Primary Flight Displays (PFD) and Multi-function Flight Displays (MFD) in the international fleet of MD500 helicopters. Aspen’s H-series PFD and MFD systems are designed and manufactured… Read more »

Source: Phoenix Heliparts, 21-Sep-11

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Increased Service Life for MD500/600 Inlet Barrier Filter

Increased Service Life for MD500/600 Inlet Barrier Filter

FDC/aerofilter is pleased to announce that the service life for the MD Helicopters MD500 series and MD600 inlet barrier filter elements has been increased to 4500 hours, with no limitation on the number of cleanings. In addition, the recommended service interval has been increased to 300 hours. The FAA recently approved a revision to FDC/aerofilter’s… Read more »

Source: FDC/aerofilter, 14-Sep-11

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FAA approves Onboard Systems updated MD500/600 attach point

FAA approves Onboard Systems updated MD500/600 attach point

Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its updated attach point kit for the MD500 & 600 aircraft has been certified by the FAA and is available for purchase. Onboard has also submitted the attach point kit to Transport Canada and EASA for certification in Canada and Europe, respectively…. Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 14-Sep-11

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Phoenix Heliparts named StandardAero Authorized Support Center for RR250 engines in MD500s

Phoenix Heliparts named StandardAero Authorized Support Center for RR250 engines in MD500s

StandardAero has appointed Phoenix Heliparts of Mesa, Ariz. as a StandardAero Authorized Support Center for Rolls Royce Model 250 engines as installed on MD500 helicopters. StandardAero clients can now obtain engine repair & overhaul (R&O) services contracted through Phoenix’s facilities in Arizona, creating a one-stop shop for MD500 helicopter operators with Rolls Royce M250 engines…. Read more »

Source: StandardAero, 02-Aug-11

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04-Jul-11 N315SH Hughes 500 McGrath, US-Alaska

Pilot Paula Huckleberry, 61, was flying to McGrath with two passengers — 21-year-old Scott Stevenson of Idaho and 39-year-old Chris Fontes of Arizona 

04-Jul-11

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27-Jun-11 C-GLHQ Hughes 369D Ambler, US-Alaska

Tipped backwards and fell off elevated platform while engine was running

27-Jun-11

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03-Jun-11 VH-XAA Kawasaki-Hughes 369HS Mount Coree, Australia

During a flight with two occupants on board, the helicopter collided with terrain and minor injuries were sustained. They activated a search beacon and were picked up by the Snowy Hydro SouthCare Rescue Helicopter

03-Jun-11

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Philippines to receive eight Sokols, looks to upgrade MD 520s

Philippines to receive eight Sokols, looks to upgrade MD 520s

AgustaWestland subsidiary PZL Swidnik will deliver four W-3A Sokol transport helicopters to the Philippines by November this year, with another four in the second quarter of 2012.  The air force is also contemplating major avionics upgrades to its MD 520 light attack helicopters.

Source: Flightglobal, 31-May-11

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Van Horn Aviation expands with move this summer to new facility

Van Horn Aviation expands with move this summer to new facility

Van Horn Aviation, the manufacturer of helicopter rotor blades, is expanding its presence in Tempe (Arizona) with the purchase of a new facility four times the size of its existing location.  The move from a leased unit near Rural and Broadway roads is to a 23,000 sq.ft unit it is purchasing near Elliott Road and… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 24-May-11

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23-Apr-11 C-FJJO Hughes 500C Chilliwack, Canada

Conducting VFR spraying operations when it struck the top of a tree during a turn. The pilot’s vision was affected by windshield glare from the rising sun. The lower chin bubble windshield was shattered and the mount for the anti-torque control pedals was broken. The helicopter landed without further event. CADAORS ref 2011P0595

23-Apr-11

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Van Horn starts flight testing MD500 main blades

Van Horn starts flight testing MD500 main blades

Rotor blade manufacturer Van Horn Aviation (VHA) successfully completed a series of ground and flight tests of its composite MD 500 main rotor blades during a four-hour test session at the MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI) facility in Mesa, Arizona aboard a MD 530F® test aircraft. According to VHA president James R. Van Horn, the April… Read more »

Source: Van Horn Aviation, 13-Apr-11

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MD Helicopters selects EMTEQ LED exterior lighting

MD Helicopters selects EMTEQ LED exterior lighting

EMTEQ will begin delivery of FC Exterior Lighting to be installed on MD Helicopters’ MD 900 and MD 500 series helicopter production programs in 2Q2011.  Lighting for the MD 600 series helicopter will follow later this year.  MD Helicopters selected EMTEQ to design and manufacture LED exterior lighting provisions including dual mode anti-collision, position and… Read more »

Source: EMTEQ, 15-Mar-11

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08-Mar-11 N131AL Hughes 369D Meeker, US-Colorado

Press report states “tail boom separated”

08-Mar-11

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Garmin G500H available soon on MD500

Garmin G500H available soon on MD500

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that MD Helicopters, a leading manufacturer of commercial and military helicopters, has selected the G500H as an optional avionics package for the MD series helicopters.  The G500H, is a certified, all-glass avionics system designed specifically for the… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 06-Mar-11

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23-Feb-11 N112AS Hughes 369D Henryetta, US-Oklahoma

Rolled over on landing

23-Feb-11

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08-Feb-11 MM81052 Hughes 500M Fragagnano, Italy

Ditched into reservoir after loss of power; 2 occupants safe

08-Feb-11

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04-Feb-11 N416WC MD Helicopters MD500E Elverta, US-California

Helicopter working on stringing new powerlines.  One serious injury, one “minor to moderate” injury.

04-Feb-11

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27-Jan-11 PK-IWS Hughes 369D Kendari Bay, Indonesia

2 seriously injured, 1 minor injuries

27-Jan-11

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Versatile Helicopters sues Columbus Police over “unsafe” 500E

Versatile Helicopters sues Columbus Police over “unsafe” 500E

The pilot of the 12-year-old 500E sold last year to Versatile Helicopters, of Chemainus, British Columbia, was forced to make an emergency landing following engine failure, the company said in court papers filed yesterday in U.S. District Court.

Source: Columbus Dispatch, 11-Dec-10

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Saudi Arabia National Guard to launch air wing with $25bn helicopter purchase

Saudi Arabia National Guard to launch air wing with $25bn helicopter purchase

Saudi has previously confirmed a requirement for 190 helicopters but it had previously been expected that these would be for the Royal Saudi Air Force.

Source: Arabian Aerospace, 29-Nov-10

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Houston Police Dept celebrates 40 years of air support

Houston Police Dept celebrates 40 years of air support

Mesa, Arizona, November 18, 2010… MD Helicopters, Inc (MDHI) joins with the Houston Police Air Support Division in celebrating it 40th anniversary. The Air Support Division has a fleet of 10 MD 500E Helicopters. Equipped with current technology (including FLIR Systems, spotlights and video downlink) HPD air crews provide fast response times and critical ‘aerial… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 18-Nov-10

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Wichita Police celebrates 40 years in the air

Wichita Police celebrates 40 years in the air

Mesa, Arizona, November 16, 2010… MD Helicopters, Inc (MDHI) joins with the Wichita (KS) Police Department Air Section in celebrating its 40th anniversary. The WPD Air Section is one of the original 13 charter members of “Operation Sky Knight,” the first formal police helicopter patrol program in the United States. The program was initially launched… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 17-Nov-10

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27-Nov-10 D-HCHS MD Helicopters 500E Guercif, Morocco

Damaged during operation to clean insulators of a transmission line

12-Nov-10

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30-Oct-10 N765WH MD Helicopters MD369E Thomas, US-West Virginia (1F)

The helicopter was flying for the Wing County Power Line Services. 4POB, 1 fatal (later named as Gary L. Bland, 52, from Georgia) and 3 to Ruby Memorial Hospital with unknown injuries

30-Oct-10

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Wharton copter crash report released

Wharton copter crash report released

Refers to fatal accident 22-Jul-09 N61735 MD Helicopters MD369D Wharton Township, US-Pennsylvania

Source: Pittsburgh Live, 15-Sep-10

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Vector awarded RR250 contract by Houston Police Air Support

Vector awarded RR250 contract by Houston Police Air Support

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (Vector) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a new contract for overhaul and repair services on the Rolls-Royce (RR) 250 model engines for the City of Houston’s Police Department Air Support Division; an organization that recently celebrated its 40thyear of service. Under the terms of the agreement,… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 15-Sep-10

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08-Sep-10 ZK-HOQ MD Helicopters MD500 Milford Sound, New Zealand

08-Sep-10

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05-Sep-10 N…CP MD Helicopters MD500E Columbus, US-Ohio

05-Sep-10

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Aeronautical Accessories promotes safety with Wire Strike Protection System® sale

Aeronautical Accessories promotes safety with Wire Strike Protection System® sale

Aeronautical Accessories, Inc., an affiliate of Bell Helicopter, is offering special incentive pricing on its line of Wire Strike Protection Systems® (WSPS®).  The accessory manufacturer has cable cutting kits available for many helicopter models and is currently offering the MD 500E, 520N, 530FF WSPS kits for a reduced price of $15,995. “At Aeronautical Accessories, we… Read more »

Source: Aeronautical Accessories, 18-Aug-10

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08-Aug-10 D-HDWM Hughes 369HS Borovaya, Belarus (1F)

Crashed and burst into flames while taking part in a CIS competition in helicopter sports. The 74-year-old pilot was performing a loop-the-loop but didn’t have enough height as he came out of the manoeuvre

08-Aug-10

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Hawaii County Fire Dept replaces 500D with new 500E

Hawaii County Fire Dept replaces 500D with new 500E

Mesa, Arizona, July 28, 2010…  On June 29, MD Helicopters delivered a brand new MD 500E to the Hawaii County Fire Department. The Department covers 4000 square miles and operates approximately 300 missions a year, with half fire and half rescue.  The unit flies 1000 hours a year. The new MD 500E will replace an… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 29-Jul-10

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MD Helicopters delivers MD500E to Pasadena Police

MD Helicopters delivers MD500E to Pasadena Police

MD Helicopters, Inc (MDHI) has announced the delivery a new MD 500E® to the Pasadena Police Department, Pasadena, California. The Pasadena Police Air Support Unit conducted substantial research to identify helicopters that could operate with reduced noise and meet their law enforcement needs.  According to Pasadena Air Operations OIC, Captain Bob Mulhall, “The MD 500E… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 21-Jul-10

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Brazil’s 12th Military Police Battalion takes delivery of MD500E

Brazil’s 12th Military Police Battalion takes delivery of MD500E

The helicopter model MD500 that Governor Yeda Crusius delivered to the 12th Military Police Battalion (12th Battalion) on Thursday morning [File photo]

Source: clicRBS, 25-Jun-10

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22-Jun-10 N8305F MD Helicopters 369HS Paicines, US-California

22-Jun-10

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14-Jun-10 N500DC MD Helicopters MD500D Mount Pleasant, US-Tennessee

14-Jun-10

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24-May-10 G-VICE MD500E Newton Abbot, Devon, UK

24-May-10

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12-May-10 (Serial TBA) MD Helicopters NH500E San Bartolo, Italy

12-May-10

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Helicopter budget cut worries Maui fire chief

Helicopter budget cut worries Maui fire chief

Maui County Council’s Budget and Finance Committee agreed to a budget of about $735,000 for the helicopter, about $90,000 less than the Maui Fire Department had requested

Source: Maui News, 01-May-10

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21-Apr-10 N400MB MD500E Brookline, US-Vermont

21-Apr-10

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20-Apr-10 FAC4255 Hughes 369HS Chaparral, Colombia (4F)

20-Apr-10

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First flight for glass cockpit MD500

First flight for glass cockpit MD500

A new glass cockpit option for the MD500 is nearing FAA certification, expected by the end of this month, following first flight of the new configuration at United Rotorcraft Solutions facility in Texas

Source: FlightGlobal, 07-Apr-10

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25-Mar-10 H-133 MD Helicopters MD369FF Duao, Chile

25-Mar-10

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Pasadena Police hold public launch of new 500E

Pasadena Police hold public launch of new 500E

Executives from MD Helicopters presented a key to the new helicopter to Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard during a brief afternoon ceremony introducing the public to the new member of Pasadena PD.

Source: Pasadena Independent, 22-Mar-10

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Wichita Police Department Recognizes Mid-Continent Instruments

Wichita Police Department Recognizes Mid-Continent Instruments

The Wichita Police Department’s Air Section has recognized Mid-Continent Instruments’ excellent customer service with the WPD Certificate of Appreciation. Lt. Paul Shields and David Fry, Director of Maintenance, presented Mid-Continent Instruments President and CEO Todd Winter with the award recently. Mid-Continent literally helped keep the Air Section’s 2003 MD500E Light Single Helicopter in the air,… Read more »

Source: Mid-Continent Instruments, 12-Mar-10

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Dart Announces FAA/TC Approval of Tyler’s Power Bench for the MD500 series

Dart Announces FAA/TC Approval of Tyler’s Power Bench for the MD500 series

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner Tyler Technologies Inc. has received FAA and Transport Canada Approval of their Power Bench for the MD 369/A/D/E/F/FF/H/HE//HM/HS/500N model of helicopters. Tyler has modified its Special Operations Platform (TSOP) for the special needs of power companies.  By lowering and extending our standard support frame,… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 09-Mar-10

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06-Mar-10 N26TC MD Helicopters MD369E Delta Junction, US-Alaska

06-Mar-10

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