MD Helicopters MD 530F Demonstrator Visits SoCal

Take the new MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) enhanced glass cockpit MD 530F demo aircraft for a test flight to experience its power and performance firsthand. This state-of-the-art helicopter is touring the West Coast from Nov. 30 through Dec. 4. It is available for drop-in demo flights at Rotorcraft Support Inc. (RSI) on Dec. 2 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time as well as special on-site demos in the region during the week.

The aircraft leaves the MDHI’s Mesa facility on Nov. 30, visiting a variety of customers throughout Southern California during the week. Parties interested in an on-site demo can contact MDHI Director of Commercial Sales, Jason Lindauer at or 480-353-6587.

The MD 530F is the latest model in the proven 500 line, delivering increased operational capabilities, greater mission versatility, and superior performance. The updated helicopter incorporates an advanced NVISB interior designed to enhance safety during nighttime patrol, surveillance, and tactical operations. The enhanced certified glass cockpit features the Garmin G500 [H] TXi Electronic Flight Instruments (EFIS), Howell Instruments Electronic Engine Instruments and Crew Alert Systems (EICAS), and Garmin GTN 750 Touchscreen NAV/COM/GPS.

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