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




    Model News


    Human External Cargo System for MD500, 29-Apr-20 : #MD500 Boost Human External Cargo Systems launches the Human External Cargo (HEC) System for the MD500 series helicopters

    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

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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 Tennessee
        MD369E / MD500E
    usa State of Puerto Rico
        MD369E / MD500E
    usa State of California
    Construction Numbers on database of md500 or its versions

    150md500e
    59369f
    1mh-6e
    6th-6b