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Hughes MD 500

The sports car of helicopters, preferred by professional photographers & videographers.

md 500 helicopter

A lightweight but powerful single turbine engine powers this aircraft, making it the perfect option for nimble turns, doors-off, and shorter flights.

Flying doors-off on an MD 500 is preferred by professional photographers and videographers due to its graceful maneuverability and responsive handling. Even if the doors are on, each seat offers a direct front or side window view.

  • Seating for up to four guests
  • All seats are forward-facing
  • Our preferred helicopter for doors off flight
  • Professional photographers and videographers choose the MD 500 for exceptional views with no obstructions
  • Three of four seats are next to doors so everyone gets a great view