The MD Helicopters MD 500 series is an American family of light utility civilian and military helicopters.The 500 series design features shock-absorbing landing skid struts, a turboshaft engine mounted at a 45-degree angle toward the rear of the cabin pod, a fuel tank cell under the floor and the battery in the nose.
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MD Helicopters has built a reputation for extraordinary design and exceptional performance. This giant RC Hughes 500 D Turbine Model Helicopter has a rotor diameter app.2.00 m with a take-off weight: app. 10 Kg and is powered by a gasoline turbine engine.
The five-blade rotor head of this helicopter has a close scale look and came perfectly balanced. The body of the helicopter is made of a mix of glass fiber and carbon fiber.
- Model: Hughes 500 D
- Engine: Turbine
- Rotor diameter: app. 2.00 m
- Take-off weight: app. 10 Kg
- Pilot: Sven Hartmann
- Event: Euroflugtag Rheidt Germany August 2019