MD 500 Series Helicopters Selected as Best Civil Helicopter of All Time

With thousands of votes cast over a two week period, the MD 500E tops the list of best civil helicopters of all time, as selected by the global helicopter community

Mesa, Ariz., March 03, 2015

We are proud and honored that our MD 500 Series helicopters have been selected as the best civil helicopters of all time. The hands-down winner in a December 2014 survey conducted by Vertical Magazine, the MD 500 Series helicopters sit atop a Top Ten list that includes rotorcraft designs from the earliest days of flight to modern-day innovators.

MD Helicopters will feature the MD 520N, a derivative of the award-winning MD 500 Series, at the 2015 Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo, March 3-5, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Attendees are invited to stop by the MD Helicopters booth, #819, to see and learn more about MDHI’s complete civil and military offerings, as well as share their own stories of flying MD helicopters.

For more than 50 years MD Helicopters’ products have been recognized worldwide for their ability to serve a wide variety of rotorcraft market segments. The company’s class-leading helicopters offer responsive agility, versatility, unparalleled safety and economic value. Operators worldwide turn to MD Helicopters for high-performance rotorcraft backed by a passion for service and support.