Hughes MD500D

Weight

  • Maximum Gross Weight - 3,000 lbs
  • Empty Weight - 1,550 lbs
  • Useful Load - 1,450 lbs

Performance

  • Service Ceiling - 16,000 ft.

Capacities

  • Required Crew - 1
  • Passengers - 4

Rotor Blades

  • Main - 4
  • Tail - 2

Speed

  • VNE (Maximum Air Speed) - 152 kts
  • Fast cruise speed - 125 kts

Range

  • Maximum Fuel Range - 220 nm
  • Endurance (No Reserves) - 2.0 hrs

Fuel

  • Fuel Capacity - 143 gal

Engine

  • Manufacturer - Allison
  • Model - C20B