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Passenger Seating4
Average Cruise Speed125 mph
Maximum Gross Weight Internal 3000 lbs External 3550 lbs
Range200 miles 1.7 hours
External Load1,200 lbs (Short Distance Lift)
The most efficient light external lift helicopter available, it is proven the helicopter of choice for diamond drill programs. The MD 500 is very maneuverable and ideally suited to sampling programs where confined areas are a concern. It is the fastest and most fuel efficient of the light 4 passenger helicopters. Excellent confined area and external load slinging capabilities.
Options include:
  • Belly cargo pods
  • Side basket
  • Long range fuel tanks
  • Pop-out floats
  • GPS real time flight tracking

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