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MD Helicopters MD Explorer

av Frederic P. Miller - Solgt av myWorld

Stat: Ny

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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The MD Helicopters MD Explorer is a light twin utility helicopter. Designed in the early 1990s by McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Systems, it is currently produced by MD Helicopters, Inc. There have been two models, the original MD 900, and its successor, the MD 902.In January 1989, McDonnell Douglas Helicopters officially launched the development of the Explorer, initially referred to as MDX. The Explorer was the first McDonnell Douglas helicopter to incorporate the NOTAR system from its initial design.McDonnell Douglas partnered with Hawker de Haviland of Australia to manufacture the airframes. 10 prototypes were built with seven being used for ground tests. McDonnell Douglas Helicopters became a launch customer for Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW200 series of engines, with an exclusive agreement to power the first 128 Explorers with two PW206As. Meanwhile, plans to offer the Turbomeca Arrius as an option were dropped. The first flight of the Explorer took place on 18 December 1992, with ship . FAA certification for the Explorer was granted on 2 December 1994, with JAA certification following shortly after.

Contributors

Editor Frederic P. Miller

Editor Agnes F. Vandome

Editor John McBrewster

Product Details

DUIN VVOB9IF5CEK

GTIN 9786130867812

Language English

Pages 68

Product Type Pocketbok

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