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AIRCRAFT PROGRAM

MD 500E/530F

Lift typeRotary wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typePiloted
Engine typeTurboshaft
ApplicationUtility
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Light single turboshaft utility helicopter. Includes 500E, 530F, 530G and 540F variants.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
MD 500E 1982 / 1982 Replaced MD 500D, single-engine helicopter.
MD 530F Lifter 1982 / 1982 Upgraded military variant.
MD 530F Cayuse Warrior 1984 / 1984 Armed variant.
MD 540F 2012 / 2013 Upgraded 530F variantwith fully integrated glass cockpit.
MD 530G 2013 / 2013 Armed aerial scout variant of 530F.

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Operations data

For detailed information about current charter operators, maintenance and training providers, and completions services for this aircraft, please consult our sister publication Business Air News: MDH 500

Airframer

MD Helicopters Inc.News

Other aircraft programs:    MD 520N, MD 900 Explorer

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Liquid Measurement Systems - LMS Analysis | News Fuel Quantity Indicators: Crash-resistant fuel gauging system (MD 500E, MD 520N, and MD 530F)

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