The Hughes 500 series is an American family of light utility civilian and military helicopters.One of the world’s most successful and useful light turbine helicopters, the Hughes/McDonnell Douglas/MD Helicopters 500 series began life in response to a US Army requirement for a light observation helicopter.
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This giant RC Hughes 500 Electric Model Helicopter has a rotor diameter app.2.65 m with a take-off weight: app. 19.2 Kg and is powered by a electric turbine engine.Electric motors provide very quiet operation with low vibration, and have no exhaust gases or residual thrust to contend with.video by: DIGITAL RC
Model flights are very realistic with the electric drive because it is so quiet, that even the sound of the rotor blades can be heard in flight.
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
- Rotor diameter: 2,65 m
- Take-off weight: 19,2 kg
- Engine: Electric
- Pilot: Christian Neumann
- Event: Megaflugtag Göttingen 2019, Germany