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Scale MD500e

Unread post by PierreJoubert » Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:13 pm

Did the maiden of my scale project a while back in the Veledrome in Bellville.
Maiden Flight Video
Here is the details about my heli.
Mechanics : TDR(2009) from Henseleit Helicopters
Fuze : Heli-Centre Berlin
Head,Swash and Blades : Stefan Witte
Motor : Scorpion 4535
ESC : Scorpion 200A Tribunis
Tx, RX : Mikado VBar Control and Vbar Neo
Modeled on a fullsize MD500 S/N 120E. 120E was aquired by a local company in Kwa-Zulu Natal after is was grounded for nearly 20 years.
She was refurbished is and is now in daily use. 120E has an interesting history. She is famous in Puerto Rico for leading the rescue of over 100 people off the roof of a burning hotel back in 1986. Below is a link to an old Rescue 911 video showing some footage : Rescue video in 1986
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Re: Scale MD500e

Unread post by Theuns v V » Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:30 am

Very nice, I like the 5 blade head =D>
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Re: Scale MD500e

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:19 pm

Well done! VERY NICE!!


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My flying is not that bad....I've never left one up there..

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Re: Scale MD500e

Unread post by PierreJoubert » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:11 pm

thank you both. but the stuff you two do I can only dream of.
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Re: Scale MD500e

Unread post by Shepherd » Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:56 pm

stunning!

Love the story as much as I love the Heli....

Where about in KZN is this based?
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