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MD Helicopters MD600N: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

MD Helicopters MD600N: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The MD Helicopters MD 600N is a light utility civilian helicopter. It is stretched version of the MD520N and carries a total of eight people. Like the MD520N, the MD600N has no tail rotor (NOTAR). The MD600N made its first

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Russian Helicopters Mi-38: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Russian Helicopters Mi-38: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The Mi-38 has been designed as a competitor to the Sikorsky S-92 and AgustaWestland EH101, it will be able to carry a cargo as well as passengers and is fitted with an underslung external hook. Missions: Search and Rescue, Security,

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Bell 407GX: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Bell 407GX: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The Bell 407GX is the newest civilian variant of the Bell 407 helicopter. The Bell 407GX is fitted with the new Garmin G1000H avionics suite. Missions: Airborne law enforcement, search and rescue, offshore, executive, airline, EMS First delivery: 1996 (of

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Leonardo Helicopters AW609 Tiltrotor: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Leonardo Helicopters AW609 Tiltrotor: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Leonardo Helicopters (formerly AgustaWestland) AW609 Tiltrotor is a ground-breaking design of a hybrid helicopter, capable of taking off like a helicopter and then transiting to a more conventional fixed-wing aircraft. Formerly known as the Bell/Agusta BA609 twin-engine tiltrotor VTOL aircraft,

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Leonardo Helicopters AW109 Power: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Leonardo Helicopters AW109 Power: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The AW109 Power  is a variant of the AW109. Leonardo Helicopters (formerly AgustaWestland) also market the GrandNew and AW109 Trekker as separate helicopters. Missions: Airborne Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, Executive, EMS First delivery: 1971 (as the Agusta A109) Category:

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MD Helicopters MD520N: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

MD Helicopters MD520N: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The MD Helicopters MD 520N is part of the MD500 series of helicopters. MD Helicopters is a Lynn Tilton company based in the US. Other  MD500 series currently in production include the MD500E and a military version, the MD530F. The

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Boeing 234 Chinook: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Boeing 234 Chinook: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The Boeing 234 Chinook is the civilian variant of the CH-47 Chinook military helicopter. The Boeing 234 Chinook is a twin engined tandem rotor heavylift helicopter, mainly used for moving very heavy equipment. The helicopter has three external cargo hooks

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Enstrom 480B: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Enstrom 480B: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation began in 1957 and today is owned by the Chongqing Helicopter Investment Company Limited. Enstrom produces small light helicopters; the Enstrom 480B is a single turbine engine aircraft. The Enstrom 480B-G is the most up to date

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Bell 505 Jet Ranger X: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Bell 505 Jet Ranger X: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Bell Helicopter launched the Bell 505 at the 2013 Paris Air Show as the Bell SLS (Short Light Single). The company unveiled the official name at The HAI -Heli-Expo 2014 at Anaheim in California. First flight of this light utility

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Robinson R-66: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Robinson R-66: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The Robinson R-66 is a five-seat helicopter, developed from the smaller Robinson R-44. It is the first Robinson with a separate cargo hold. The FAA has certified floats for the R66 and this version is designated the R66 Turbine Marine.

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