Hughes 369 / 500 / H-6

369E / 500E


Pointed nose and various interior improvements. Built by Hughes between 1982-1984. Then as McDonnell Douglas MD500E.
369 Military and 500E civilan variants.

Model News

Columbus Police Upgrades to MD530F, 27-Apr-17 : Ohio’s Columbus Police to upgrade its 2 remaining MD500E helicopters. MD Helicotpers (MDHI) E-to-F model conversion program will deliver FAA-certified MD530F model helicopters in less than 12-weeks

Converted MD530F for the Gwinnett County Police, 30-Sep-15 : MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) delivered a MD500E, the first of two helicopters, converted to a newly certified, zero-time MD530F model to the Gwinnett County Police Department in Georgia.

Columbus Police Received Converted MD530F, 14-Sep-15 : Two 2007 MD500E Columbus Police Department helicopters return to service as new, factory-built, FAA-certified MD530F models.

Columbus Police Converts MD500E to MD530F, 13-Jun-15 : The Columbus Police Department will upgrade four of its MD500E helicopters to new MD530Fs through an FAA-approved factory recertification program at MD Helicopters production facility in Mesa, Arizona

List of Operators of Hughes 369E / 500E

From Organisation with model 369E / 500E
jordan al quwwat al-jawwiya al-malakiya al-urduniya
    369 / 500 / H-6 1981/   
usa State of Ohio

usa State of Georgia
usa US Department of Homeland Security
Construction Numbers on database of 369E / 500E


Construction Numbers

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0007E 1983 US N500SY : test serial N5144Q; USA 1983; 0454e Inc Trustee at Wilm+
UK N500SY : Eastern Atlantic Helicopters from Jul06
28sep11 pictured at Duxford for Helitech 2011
0009E 1983 UK G-OMJH : Aug83-Jul84
UK G-OEPF : Jul/Sep 1984
UK G-SUTT : Sep84-Oct91, to N33MM
07may88 pictured at Hannover-Langenhage, Germany. AH-64+
CR TI-AUB : Costa Rica, ex N33MM,to N500LK
US N500LK : N501ek Llc at Ft Myers, FL from Nov07
0010E 1983 US N51946 : Orange County Sheriffs Dept (OCSD) Apr85-Mar98
UK G-MRAJ : private Scotland from Mar98
0013E 1982 US N501RB : ex N5251Z
US N550JM : Rivcorp at Riverside, CA from Nov91
US N550JM : City Of Riverside (RPD); 27oct13 pictured (pic1) Rivers+
Nov17 pictured (pic2) still with Riverside Police
0014E 1982 US N888SD : Summit Helicopter Inc from Feb02; 21mar14 pictured at +
US N888SD : private at Pacoima, CA from Feb14
US N618SG : Helicopters Unlimited Llc at La Crescenta, CA from Jan1+
0028E 1984 US N819CE : Southern California Edison (SCE); w/o 17oct00
0037E 1983 US N808SB : SBSD San Bernardino County Sheriff Dept from Feb96
0081E CR TI-SPX : Costa Rica, to MSP012
CR MSP012 : Costa Rica Police; wfu
0084E 1984 DO HI-444CA : Dominican Republic, to N6508U
US N6508U : DHS; Dec13 on sale
0085E EC HC-BYM : 07jul14 pictured at Cerro Azul, Ecuador
0095E 1984 US N5189K : Gwinnett County Police Department (GCPD) from Feb88
MD530F Sep15 converted to MD530F c/n 0603FF
Gwinnett Police; w/o 01sep17 at Gwinnett County Airport+
JO 1420 : RJAF 5 Sqn
JO 1421 : RJAF 5 Sqn
JO 1422 : RJAF 5 Sqn
14 C/N.                 continue at McDonnell Douglas MD369E / MD500E

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