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MD Hughes 500

Performance & specifications:

Cruise speed:135 mph (217 kph)
Empty weight:1100 lbs (499 kg)
Gross weight:2550 lbs (1157 kg)
Climb rate:1560 fpm
Take-off run:4 feet
Wingspan:26.2 feet
Lenght: feet
Height:8.5 feet
Engine:278 hp
Fuel capacity:64gal.
MD Hughes 500

U.S. FAA registrations

Model year No. of seats City State
20056ALBUQUERQUE NM
20056ALBUQUERQUE NM
20056ALBUQUERQUE NM
20056ALBUQUERQUE NM
20056ALBUQUERQUE NM
19818WICHITA KS
19818SALEM OR
19798HILLSDALE KS
19788IOWA CITY IA
19778WILMINGTON DE
19778IOWA CITY IA
19778SHONGALOO LA
19778BRANSON MO
19768ACCRA Unknown
19768JONESBORO AR
19768PHOENIX AZ
19768SALIDA CO
19768ATLANTA GA
19768MARIETTA GA
19768ATLANTA GA
19768ANKENY IA
19768YORKTOWN IN
19768INDIANAPOLIS IN
19768PRAIRIE VILLAGE KS
19768SHREVEPORT LA
19768HELENA MT
19768KINDRED ND
19768MAPLEWOOD NJ
19768CARLSBAD NM
19768OKLAHOMA CITY OK
19758MONTGOMERY AL
19758BATESVILLE AR
19758JONESBORO AR
19758MADERA CA
19758LA VERNE CA
19758MURRIETA CA
19758WATSONVILLE CA
19758WILMINGTON DE
19758WILMINGTON DE
19758WILMINGTON DE
19758APOPKA FL
19758NEWBERRY FL
19758BETTENDORF IA
19758RANTOUL KS
19758BOURG LA
19758CALEDONIA MI
19758YPSILANTI MI
19758ALBUQUERQUE NM
19758BEND OR
19758MECHANICSBURG PA
19758PARSONS TN
19758OAK RIDGE TN
19758FORT WORTH TX
19758FORT WORTH TX
19758SALT LAKE CITY UT
19758CASHMERE WA
19748BROOKWOOD AL
19748MOBILE AL
19748LITTLE ROCK AR
19748TEMPE AZ
19748HEALDSBURG CA
19748WILMINGTON DE
19748LEWES DE
19748WILMINGTON DE
19748LEWES DE
19748WILMINGTON DE
19748WILMINGTON DE
19748ZEPHYRHILLS FL
19748MIAMI FL
19748WESTON FL
19748LONGBOAT KEY FL
19748FORT LAUDERDALE FL
19748GAINESVILLE FL
19748WEST BURLINGTON IA
19748SHREVEPORT LA
19748NEW ORLEANS LA
19748AUSTIN LA
19748STREET MD
19748MISSOULA MT
19748COROLLA NC
19748WILKESBORO NC
19748CARSON CITY NV
19748UTICA NY
19748SABINA OH
19748LEXINGTON SC
19748NASHVILLE TN
19748FORT WORTH TX
19748ONALASKA TX
19748MARSHALL TX
19748EL PASO TX
19738JONESBORO AR
19738GRAND JUNCTION CO
19738WILMINGTON DE
19738WILMINGTON DE
19738LEWES DE
19738DOVER DE
19738WILMINGTON DE
19738NEW CASTLE DE
19738WILMINGTON DE
19738WILMINGTON DE
19738PEMBROKE PINES FL
19738INDIANAPOLIS IN
19738WATERFORD MI
19738GRAND RAPIDS MI
19738PICAYUNE MS
19738BILLINGS MT
19738RENO NV
19738LAS VEGAS NV
19738LAS VEGAS NV
19738UTICA NY
19738LOCK HAVEN PA
19738MOUNTAIN CITY TN
19738ONALASKA TX
19728LITTLE ROCK AR
19728BULLHEAD CITY AZ
19728CHINO CA
19728WILMINGTON DE
19728WILMINGTON DE
19728WILMINGTON DE
19728WEST PALM BEACH FL
19728HOPKINSVILLE KY
19728BOURG LA
19728MISSOULA MT
19728CARSON CITY NV
19728BEDFORD TX
19728EL PASO TX
19728SALT LAKE CITY UT
19728OSHKOSH WI
19718LITTLE ROCK AR
19718LIGHTHOUSE POINT FL
19718TULSA OK
19718CHEYENNE WY
196321EAGAN MN
196321EAGAN MN
19637HENDERSON NV
19607SAN JUAN PR
19597KODIAK AK
19597QUEEN CREEK AZ
19597KINGMAN AZ
19597LANTANA FL
19597JACKSONVILLE BEACHFL
19597LANTANA FL
19597WEST PALM BEACH FL
19597MIAMI FL
19597CLERMONT FL
19597FT LAUDERDALE FL
19597PORT SAINT LUCIE FL
19597LANTANA FL
19597OPA LOCKA FL
19597HOLLYWOOD FL
19592HAMPSHIRE IL
19587WILMINGTON DE
19587RIVIERA BEACH FL
19587MIAMI FL
19587WELLINGTON FL
19587RIVIERA BEACH FL
19587MIAMI FL
19587LANTANA FL
19587STERLING HEIGHTS MI
19587CARTHAGE NC
19587FERNLEY NV
19587SAN JUAN PR
19587FAJARDO PR
19427VIEQUES PR
00008WILMINGTON DE
43x registration with missing year and state
Total registered: 208

500 accident statistics by event year

NTSB Identification Accident Number Event Date Location Injury Severity
20131018X34254CEN14FA0092013-10-18Derby, KSFatal(2)
20120802X42229CEN12WA5062012-08-02Santiago de Compostela, SpainFatal(2)
20130128X94552CEN12WA6812012-07-12Kastire, LatviaNon-Fatal
20111115X94219CEN12WA0632011-11-12Andratx, SpainFatal(2)
20100924X85909ERA10WA4982010-09-23Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicNon-Fatal
20100912X91459CEN10IA5352010-09-10Brenham, TXIncident
20100507X51119ERA10CA2552010-05-06West Palm Beach, FLNon-Fatal
20081211X82750ERA09WA0842008-12-03Cordoba, Colombia, ColombiaFatal(2)
20080502X00587NYC08RA1492008-03-30Farnborough, Ke, United KingdomFatal(5)
20080311X00297DFW08MA0762008-03-04Oklahoma City, OKFatal(5)
20070711X00907CHI07FA1872007-06-30Conway, ARFatal(2)
20070415X00413NYC07LA0812007-03-17Beverly, MANon-Fatal
20060203X00157ATL06LA0412006-02-01Burnsville, NCNon-Fatal
20051110X01829DFW06FA0192005-11-05Houston, TXFatal(2)
20050315X00312MIA05WA0732005-03-08Caracas, VenezuelaFatal(2)
20040226X00245LAX04WA1292004-02-19Hobart Tasmania, AustraliaFatal(1)
20040112X00049ATL04LA0652004-01-11Allendale, SCNon-Fatal
20030224X00252MIA03IA0622003-02-13Fort Lauderdale, FLIncident
20020912X01596SEA02LA1722002-09-09Carnation, WANon-Fatal
20020829X01483NYC02LA1722002-08-10Sandusky, OHNon-Fatal
20011016X02099LAX02LA0012001-10-07Petaluma, CANon-Fatal
20010304X00537CHI01LA0942001-02-26SAULT STE MARIE, MINon-Fatal
20010221X00476MIA01WA0672001-01-28TAMBORIL, Dominican RepublicFatal(7)
20001212X20279MIA00FA0581999-12-22GEORGETOWN, SCFatal(2)
20001212X20279MIA00FA0581999-12-22GEORGETOWN, SCFatal(2)
20001212X18936CHI99LA1731999-06-04EFFINGHAM, ILNon-Fatal
20001212X18936CHI99LA1731999-06-04EFFINGHAM, ILNon-Fatal
20001211X10596FTW98LA3341998-07-24RAWLINS, WYNon-Fatal
20001211X10596FTW98LA3341998-07-24RAWLINS, WYNon-Fatal
20001211X09442FTW98LA1141998-01-29HORSESHOE BAY, TXNon-Fatal
20001211X09442FTW98LA1141998-01-29HORSESHOE BAY, TXNon-Fatal
20001211X09493NYC98FA0601998-01-06WEST MIFFLIN, PANon-Fatal
20001211X09493NYC98FA0601998-01-06WEST MIFFLIN, PANon-Fatal
20001208X05488SEA96LA0731996-03-31SALT LAKE CITY, UTNon-Fatal
20001207X04564MIA95WA2421995-09-01NASSAU, BahamasIncident
20001207X04295LAX95LA2981995-08-17PACIFIC OCEANNon-Fatal
20001207X04036MIA95WA1791995-07-10TREASURE CAY, BahamasFatal(1)
20001206X02756LAX95LA0631994-12-28CHUUK ISLANDFatal(2)
20001211X12020MIA93IA0831993-03-07EVERGLADES CITY, FLIncident
20001212X24296LAX90FA3321990-09-24SAN LUIS OBISPO, CAFatal(4)
20001213X26620MIA88FA2571988-08-19RIVIERA BEACH, FLNon-Fatal
20001213X32590MIA88LA0431987-11-20SAN JUANNon-Fatal
20001213X30576ATL87FA1241987-04-25WILLOUGHBY, OHNon-Fatal
20001214X38343ATL86LA0331985-12-01ALBANY, GANon-Fatal
20001214X41512ATL85LA0371984-11-17FLORENCE, SCNon-Fatal
20001214X41315CHI85LA0181984-10-17GROSSE ILE, MINon-Fatal
20001214X40363LAX84LA3851984-07-07GUALALA, CANon-Fatal
20001214X39280FTW84LA2021984-04-17OKLAHOMA CITY, OKNon-Fatal
20001214X38907NYC84LA0941984-02-28FITCHBURG, MANon-Fatal
20001214X43914NYC83LA1641983-07-03TOWANDA, PANon-Fatal
20001214X42666FTW83FA1751983-04-01EAGLE PASS, TXFatal(4)
20001214X42031LAX83LA0741983-01-17DIXON, CANon-Fatal
20020917X04897MIA82DA1851982-09-19KISSIMMEE, FLNon-Fatal
20020917X03815MKC82DA0991982-06-08TOPEKA, KSNon-Fatal
20020917X02535NYC82DFJ111982-03-02LITTLE VALLEY, NYNon-Fatal
20020917X02345MIA82DA0461982-02-12FT. LAUDERDALE, FLNon-Fatal