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National Police Air Service (NPAS)

MD Explorer (MD900/902)

MD900/902


Type:                                    
MD Explorer (MD900/902)

Fleet:                                    
G-GMPX; G-YPOL; G-SYPS; G-CMBS; G-SUSX; G-BXZK

Manufacturer:                    
MD Helicopter Inc. (MDHI)

Certification:                      
Single Pilot IFR certification with automatic flight control system and Integrated Instrument Display System (IIDS) 

Description:
Main rotor:    Bearingless, 5 blades;
Tail rotor:      NOTAR© (No tail rotor anti-torque system);
Fuselage:     Metal-composite structure with Skid-type landing gear;
Engines:       2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada, P206E/207E  (561/621 hp) 

Dimensions:                        
Fuselage:     Length – 10.39 m
                   Width – 1.62 m
                   Height – 3.66 m
Main Rotor   Diameter – 10.34 m
Tail Rotor     NOTAR© 

Fuel Capacity:                
Total:           1,097 lbs

Endurance:                    
Loiter time:    2½ hours plus reserves

Airspeed:                       
Maximum:     140 knots; 161 mph; 259 kph

Maximum Height:           
Altitude:         17,500 feet   

Operating Mass:            
Maximum:      6,500 lbs

Flight Crew:                   
Minimum:       One pilot, right side

Passengers:                   
Capacity:        6

Cargo:                           
Maximum:      1,163 kgs; 2,565 lbs.

 

For non-emergencies dial 101
In an emergency always dial 999

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