By Staff Writer | February 28, 2014
MD Helicopters has sold its first helicopter into China, with the purchase of an MD500E to Shandong Qi Xiang General Aviation and Avion Pacific, MD’s sales distributor in China, reached an agreement on an order for a new 500E helicopter. The aircraft is scheduled for delivery the second quarter of 2014 and will be used for agricultural spraying and utility work in the Shandong province, south of Beijing.
The 500E will be equipped with dual VHF capability, cargo hook provisions, and comfort windows. The cockpit configuration will feature a fully integrated cockpit with a Garmin suite of transponder, audio and COMM/NAV units.
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