The MD Helicopters MD 500 series is an American family of light utility civilian and military helicopters. The MD 500 was developed from the Hughes 500, a civilian version of the US Army’s OH-6A Cayuse/Loach.
This giant scale 1:2,7 RC Hughes 500E Electric Model Helicopter has a rotor diameter app.2.70 m with a take-off weight: app. 29 Kg and is powered by Kontronik Pyro 1000 electric engine and Lipos 12S 14’000mAh battery.Rene with his brand New Self Built Hughes 500 at Loorholz RC Helicopter meeting 2021.
Electric motors provide very quiet operation with low vibration, and have no exhaust gases or residual thrust to contend with. 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./RCHeliJet