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MD Helicopters MD 500 Helicopter Models

Explore our collection of diecast models of the MD Helicopters MD 500 - Expertly Crafted, Highly Maneuverable, and Collectible Helicopter Models.

The MD Helicopters MD 500 series, evolving from the Hughes 500, is a family of light utility civilian and military helicopters. Known for its agility, compact size, and versatility, the MD 500 has been a popular choice for a variety of applications since its introduction in the 1970s.

Characterized by its distinctive teardrop-shaped fuselage and five-blade main rotor, the MD 500 series offers excellent visibility and control, making it ideal for tasks ranging from aerial surveying to police surveillance. In its military configuration, it’s often armed for light attack and reconnaissance missions. The series includes several variants, such as the MD 500E, MD 520N with NOTAR system for improved safety, and the MD 530F, optimized for hot and high environments. The MD Helicopters MD 500 series' adaptability in both civilian and military roles and its reputation for reliability and performance make it a fascinating subject for aviation enthusiasts and model collectors, especially those with an interest in versatile rotorcraft design.