MD520N

MDHI Contracts with new Composite Manufacturers

MDHI Contracts with new Composite Manufacturers

21-Jul-2021Source: MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) signed new contracts with Unitech Composites and ACT Aerospace to improve production and spare parts availability for the MD 902, MD 520N, and MD 600N aircraft. “MD is on a mission to deliver on our promises to customers, including significantly boosting our spares availability,” says Nick Nenadovic, MDHI Vice President of... Read more

Summit Aviation intalls Garmin G500H TXi in MD520N

Summit Aviation intalls Garmin G500H TXi in MD520N

3-Sep-2020Source: Summit Aviation

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced that it has been awarded the Supplemental Type Certificate for the installation of Garmin’s G500H TXi Flight Display System on MDHI 500N series aircraft. The latest in electronic glass cockpit instrumentation, the G500H TXi brings increased levels of reliability, adaptability and affordability to helicopter operations. Available in both... Read more

COVID-19 – MD Helicopters launches flight support for COVID-19 humanitarian missions

COVID-19 – MD Helicopters launches flight support for COVID-19 humanitarian missions

27-May-2020Source: MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) begins flying humanitarian aid missions in a company-owned MD 520N supporting the fight against COVID-19. An MDHI pilot flew the first mission in one of the Company’s helicopters to the Navajo Nation, whose border is approximately 150 miles north of MDHI’s Mesa, AZ base of operations.  The Navajo Nation covers 27,000... Read more

MD offers Glass Cockpit Solutions for MD500E and MD520N

MD offers Glass Cockpit Solutions for MD500E and MD520N

28-Jan-2020Source: MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces the integration of digital, all-glass cockpit solutions for its MD 500E and MD 520N single-engine helicopters. Based on the FAA-certified flight deck for the MD 530F, the cockpit design for these 500-series aircraft will feature high resolution LCD displays housed in an elegant slim line console. “It has been my... Read more

MD Helicopters building fifth MD520N in eight years

MD Helicopters building fifth MD520N in eight years

23-Oct-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Back in May, MD Helicopters reported the sale of a new MD520N helicopter, which our research suggests will be only the fifth of this model they have built since the start of 2010.  That’s not what you would readily call a commercial success, but kudos to MD for retaining all the facilities to be able... Read more

Prince George’s County Police Department to expand aviation section

Prince George’s County Police Department to expand aviation section

25-May-2017Source: MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is proud to announce the expansion of the Prince George’s County (MD) Police Department Aviation Section to include a third (3rd) MD 520N helicopter. Headquartered in College Park, Maryland, the Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) currently operates two (2) MD 520N helicopters, in service with PGPD since 2000. “We are honored Lt. Cline... Read more

MDHI Celebrates Police Air Unit 70K+ Accident-Free Flying hours

MDHI Celebrates Police Air Unit 70K+ Accident-Free Flying hours

6-Feb-2017Source: MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) celebrates Huntington Beach Police Department’s Air Support Bureau with a special commendation for its outstanding record of over 70,000 accident free flight hours. The Huntington Beach Air Support Bureau began flying MDHI-model helicopters in 1984 with the iconic MD 500E. The department acquired its current all-NOTAR fleet of three (3) MD... Read more

R66 production numbers speed past the H120 total

R66 production numbers speed past the H120 total

20-Oct-2015Source: HeliHub.com

Robinson Helicopter Co registered serial number 0690 on 9th October (it’s N959BC, if you want to check). This is a landmark achievement in the five-seat single-turbine world as it is the point where the total passes the production to date of the EC120 (now H120).  See also our comparison article between these two types from... Read more

Volusia County Mosquito Control adds new MD520N

Volusia County Mosquito Control adds new MD520N

27-Aug-2015Source: MD Helicopters

– MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced today the delivery of a new MD 520N single-engine helicopter to Volusia County Mosquito Control, Volusia County, Florida. The decision to acquire the new MD 520N to the Volusia County fleet was announced in March 2015 as an expansion of the department’s ability to inspect and treat the region’s... Read more

Volusia County Mosquito Control orders MD520N

Volusia County Mosquito Control orders MD520N

5-Mar-2015Source: MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced today a contract with Volusia County Mosquito Control, Volusia County, Florida, to manufacture and deliver a new MD 520N helicopter. The new MD 520N will join the Mosquito Control Unit’s two MD 500E helicopters to expand the department’s ability to inspect and treat the region’s wet and dry lands not... Read more

Phoenix Heliparts Earns New STC to Install Aspen Avionics Glass Cockpits in MD Helicopters

Phoenix Heliparts Earns New STC to Install Aspen Avionics Glass Cockpits in MD Helicopters

1-Mar-2015Source: Phoenix Heliparts

Phoenix Heliparts today announced the approval of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that allows installation of the Aspen Avionics Evolution Flight Display System in a range of MD Helicopters. The STC authorizes Phoenix Heliparts to install Aspen’s single- or dual-display Pilot, Pro 1000, Pro 1500 and Pro 2000 systems in MD 369, MD 530F, MD... Read more

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