MD902_Tech_Desc - MD Helicopters - PDF Catalogs | Technical Documentation (2024)

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TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION MD Helicopters, Inc. Sales and Marketing 4555 E. McDowell Rd. Mesa, AZ 85215 PH: 480.346.6474 FAX: 480.346.6339 www.mdhelicopters.com sales@mdhelicopters.com MISSION PROVEN, CHALLENGE READY

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TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION MD 902 EXPLORER MD Helicopters, Inc. 4555 E. McDowell Rd Mesa, Arizona CAGE: 1KVX4 DUNS: 054313767 www.mdhelicopters.com This Technical Description includes information and intellectual property that is the property of MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI). It provides general information for evaluation of the design, equipment, and performance of the MD 902 helicopter. The information presented in this Technical Description does not constitute an offer and is subject to change without notice. This proprietary information, in its entirety, shall not be duplicated, used, or...

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MD 902 Explorer Technical Description Use or disclosure of data in this Technical Description is subject to the restriction on the cover page of this document. ATTACHMENTS: None Date Pages and/or Paragraphs Affected 14-Feb-14 All (Initial Issue)

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MD 902 Explorer Technical Description USE OR DISCLOSURE OF DATA IN THIS TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION IS S

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MD 902 Explorer Technical Description 5.9.8 USE OR DISCLOSURE OF DATA IN THIS TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION IS SUBJECT TO THE REST

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MD 902 Explorer Technical Description 1. FOREWORD This document presents basic technical description of the eight-place MD 902 Explorer helicopter built in Mesa, Arizona, USA. It is designed to provide high-level technical information of the helicopter, advantages/features, and configurations. For more detailed information an MD 902 Product Specification is available by contacting one of the Sales Team Members listed below. Ideally suited for multi-mission capabilities ranging from VVIP/passenger transport, emergency medical services, to utility missions, the MD 902 has a large cabin with...

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MD 902 Explorer Technical Description 2. KEY ADVANTAGES / FEATURES Using inputs from an international turbine-engine helicopter owners and operators advisory group, MD Helicopters designed and developed the MD 902 Explorer (see Fold-Out page) to be a new performance standard for a multi-purpose twin-engine helicopter. The MD 902 is a twin turbine engine, rotary-wing aircraft. It has a cruising speed of 131 knots (246 kph / 152 mph), with a useful internal load at 6,500 pound maximum gross weight is 3,125 pounds (1,417 kg). Hover out of ground effect is 8,780 feet (2,676 m) and hover in...

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MD 902 Explorer Technical Description THE MD 902 EXPLORER ADVANTAGES / FEATURES Integrated Safety Features  No tail rotor (NOTAR®) anti-torque system eliminates the spinning tail rotor, tail rotor gearbox, and tail rotor drive shaft  Designed for operator ease  High-strength composite airframe with Aframe structure designed to absorb energy in an emergency landing by yielding progressively  Crew and passenger seats are energyattenuating and meet Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR)/Joint Aviation Regulation (JAR) 27.562 emergency landing dynamic requirements; 30g vertical and 18.4 g...

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MD 902 Explorer Technical Description THE MD 902 EXPLORER ADVANTAGES / FEATURES Supportability Features      Designed for ease of maintenance and supportability Modular system design Designed for reparability Low direct operating costs Maximum use of line replaceable units: o Engines o Avionics/communication o Flight controls o Main rotor blades o Main rotor drive shaft o Main rotor transmission o Main rotor transmission drive shaft o NOTAR® fan o Main rotor mast o Landing gear o Canopies o Doors o Door handles o Door windows o Seats o Seat restraints o Tail boom o Oil-cooler/blowers o...

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MD 902 Explorer Technical Description THE MD 902 EXPLORER ADVANTAGES / FEATURES   crewmembers co*ckpit designed to accommodate 25th to 95th percentile male/female flight crew Ergonomic designed cyclic and collective controls Engine  Dual redundant turboshaft engines allow for one engine inoperative operation  Engine hydro-mechanical backup in the event of FADEC failure  Externally accessible water wash system Monitoring Instrumentation  Integrated instrument display system Environmental Impact  Certified to Part 36, Appendix H; Noise  Lowest noise profile of light twin-engine class...

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MD 902 Explorer Technical Description 64 Battery access door Battery Windshield defog air duct Windshield canopy Magnetic compass Glareshield Instrument panel Torque (yaw) control pedals Avionics access Copilot entry step Landing gear mount Collective control Copilot door Energy-attenuating seat Copilot seat Five-point restraint Cyclic control Center console Circuit breaker panel Pilot seat Headset stowage co*ckpit air duct Control rod linkages Instrument light Main rotor blade abrasion strip Composite blade spar Foam-filled trailing edge Composite skin panel Composite fairing Composite...

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MD 902 Explorer Technical Description 3. CERTIFICATION The MDHI MD 902 is a commercial aircraft FAA type-certified under Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 14, Part 27, visual flight rules (VFR) day and night occurred in December 1994. Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) validation, which led directly to Joint Aviation Regulation (JAR) Part 27 Type Certification in all 27 member countries, was awarded in July 1996. Category A certification, which incorporates 45 additional Part 29 design and performance regulations, supports deliveries of a JAR-OPS 3 performance Class 1 aircraft. The MD...

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MD 902 Explorer Technical Description If one engine fails during landing approach prior to the landing decision point, the MD 902 can climb out and achieve an airspeed that allows continued flight (balked landing) If one engine fails during landing after the landing decision point, the MD 902 can land and stop safely. Maximum altitude for MD 902 Category A operations is 10,000 feet density altitude. Category A operation at clear airfields, heliports, and elevated helipads are limited with winds from the side and aft of the aircraft (60 degrees from rotor center, forward). Heliport and...

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