McDonnell Douglas md500


1984

Derived from Hughes 369 / 500 / H-6

1984




Model

Model News

Crashworthy Fuel System for MD369FF, 02-Aug-17 : MD Helicopters and Robertson Fuel Systems partnership to create the next generation of ballistic tolerant crashworthy fuel systems (BTCWFS) for 369FF series of military helicopters

Korean Air / Boeing Unmanned 500MD, 22-Sep-16 : Korean Air and Boeing signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the joint development of 500MD unmanned helicopters.

Radar Altimeter in MD 369/500N/600N, 23-May-16 : Precision Heli-Support received STC approval for installation of the FreeFlight Systems RA-4000/4500 radar altimeter and FTG-410 tone generator audio alert safety system in MD369/500N and 600N models

Potomac Edison Inspect Maryland Transmission Lines, 29-Jan-15 : Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., will use helicopter patrols with a MD369E to conduct visual inspections of transmission lines in its Western Maryland service territory


Derivatives

ModelYearHistory
MH-6E
MD369D / MD500D 1984
MD369E / MD500E 1984 Built between 1985-1998. Earlier airframes listed as Hughes 369E / 500E From 1999 known as MD Helicopters MD500E
MD369F / MD500F 1984 Hot and high version of the 500E powered by an Allison 250-C30B. From 1999 known as MD Helicopters MD530F
MD520N 1988
TH-6B Cayuse 1991
MDh MD500 1999

Organisations

From Organisation with model md500
1985
colombia Fuerza Aerea Colombiana
    1985/now
el salvador Fuerza Aerea Salvadoreña
    14 1985/now
1986
hungary Rendőrség
    MD369E / MD500E 6 1986/now
1989
chile Ejercito de Chile
    MD369F / MD500F 21 1989/now
1991
usa US Navy
    TH-6B Cayuse 6 1991/09
1992
mexico Fuerza Aerea Mexicana
    MD369F / MD500F 1992/now
1996
argentina Fuerza Aerea Argentina
    MD369E / MD500E 2 1996/now
1999
colombia Policia Nacional de Colombia
    2 1999/now
Unknown!
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usa State of Puerto Rico
    MD369E / MD500E
usa State of Tennessee
    MD369E / MD500E
usa State of California
Construction Numbers on database of md500 or its versions

1md369d
93md500e
48369f
1mh-6e
6th-6b









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