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Charter, Buy or Lease a McDonnell Douglas MD-902 Explorer

The MD-902 Explorer twin-engine light helicopter is an improved version of the MD 900, which entered service in 1994. The MD-902 Explorer features PW206E engines with higher one engine inoperative ratings, revised engine air inlets, improved NOTAR inlet design and a more powerful stabilizer control system. The MD-902 Explorer has improved range and endurance and an increased max takeoff weight over its predecessor – the MD 900 and can carry up to six passengers comfortably.

Aircraft Size

McDonnell Douglas MD-902 Explorer Exterior
Aircraft Size English Metric
Length 32.35 ft 9.86 m
Rotor Diameter 33.83 ft 10.31 m
Height 10.89 ft 3.32 m
Bag. Capacity 48.00 ft³ 001.36 m³

Cabin Size

McDonnell Douglas MD-902 Explorer Interior
Cabin Size English Metric
Length 6.23 ft 1.90 m
Width 4.76 ft 1.45 m
Height 4.10 ft 1.25 m
Area 121.48 ft³ 3.44 m³

Aircraft Seats

Layout Seats
Max Seating 6
Typical Seating 6
Pilots 2

Average Prices

Price - New - -
Price - Used - -
Hourly Rate 1,300 USD 1,300 EUR

Performance Specifications

Performance English Metric
IFR Range 317 nm 587 km
Cruise Speed 131 KTAS 243 km/h
Certified Ceiling 14,000 ft 4,267 m
Rate of Climb 2,120 ft/m 646 m/m
Take-off Distance 50 ft 15 m
Landing Distance 50 ft 15 m
Max Takeoff Weight 6,500 lbs 2,948 kg
Max Landing Weight 6,500 lbs 2,948 kg
Useful Weight 3,125 lbs 1,417 kg
Payload with Full Fuel 2,565 lbs 1,163 kg

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