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 flight in November 1994, the helicopter was certified in May 1997 and deliveries began in June 1997.

MD Helicopters is a Lynn Tilton company based in the US.

Mission: Corporate, Aerial Law Enforcement, VIP

First Delivery: 1997

Category: Light Single


Max speed (Vne): 152 knots (175 mph/282 kmh)

Max cruise (Vh): 135 knots (155 mph/250 kmh)

Max range: 411 miles (661kms)


Max take-off gross weight: 4,100 lb (1,860 kg)

Empty weight: 2,100 lb (952 kg)

Passengers: 6 (2 crew) or 7 with single pilot

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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