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Aircraft produced by McDonnell Douglas between 1984 and 1997. See Hughes and MD Helicopters for others




Model News


El Salvador MD500 Helicopter Crashed in Mali, 30-Nov-19 : #MINUSMA A Salvadoran Air Force MD500E helicopter, part of the UN Mission MINUSMA in Mali crashed under unknown circumstances

El Salvador Helicopters in Mali, 01-Jul-19 : #MINUSMA Salvadoran Air Force MD500E helicopter are taking part of UN Mission MINUSMA in the African country

Dual Cargo Hook Kit for MD500 Get Certification, 03-Mar-19 : #CargoHook Onboard Systems’ Dual Cargo Hook Kit for the MD500 series helicopters received STC certification by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

El Salvador MD500E Helicopters Arrived to Mali, 11-Dec-18 : #MINUSMA Three Salvadoran Air Force MD500E helicopters arrived to Gao in Mali as part of the United Nations peacekeeping force MINUSMA

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

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Derivatives & Versions


ModelYearHistory
MH-6E
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

List of Operators of McDonnell Douglas md500


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

147md500e
59369f
1mh-6e
6th-6b