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McDonnell Douglas MD520N (none)

-The N in MD520N stands for NOTAR which means no tail rotor.

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Boeing 234 Commercial Chinook

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PZL-Swidnik SM-2 (none)

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Bristol 171 Sycamore

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Mil Mi-10 Harke

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McDonnell Douglas MD900 Explorer

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Sikorsky S-300 (none)

-Could also be seen as the older Hughes 269 (none), or the Schweizer 300 (none). Sikorsky recently bought out the company the produces them.

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Mitsubishi MH2000 (none)

-Noted the tail rotor has a unique bar that can be used to identify the aircraft in a tail shot situation. Aircraft was also produced although tracking down a specific number is hard to find.

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Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil/A Star

-Could also be seen as the Airbus Helicopters H125 (none)

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Sikorsky S-92 Helibus

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Bell 407 (none)

-Four blades differentiates this helicopter from the 206 line.

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Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane

-Military version is the CH-54 Tarhe

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Eurocopter EC-155 (none)

-The upgraded model of the Aerospatiale AS.365 Dauphin II, these two aircraft are nearly identical, they differ in that the vertical stabilizers that come off the tail boom are much shorter on the Eurocotper EC-155 (none).

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Robinson R-44 (none)

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Aerospatiale SA 360 Dauphin

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Bell 47 (none)

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McDonnell Douglas MD520N (none)

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McDonnell Douglas MD500E (none)

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Bell 429 Global Ranger

-Enlarged 427

-Side facing exhuasts

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Kamov Ka-32A11BC (none)

-The number designation is technically for aircraft approved in North America. In most all cases KA-32 should be more than sufficient. Heliswiss aircraft certified in Switzerland are technically Ka-32A12 aircraft.

-Civilian version of the KA-27 and other subsequent models, note that there is no common name for this aircraft in the civil arena.

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Aerospatiale SA 365 Dauphin II

-Nearly identical to the Eurocopter EC-155 (none), the difference being the vetical stabilizers coming off the tail boom, on the Eurocopter EC-155 (none) they are cut in half and thus not nearly as tall.

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Mitsubishi MH2000 (none)

-Noted the tail rotor has a unique bar that can be used to identify the aircraft in a tail shot situation. Aircraft was also produced although tracking down a specific number is hard to find.

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Eurocopter EC-135 (none)

-Has different tail rotor compared to the EC-145

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Brantly-Hynes B.2 (none)

-334 in total produced, later enlarged to accommodate 5 passengers as the 305.

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Bell 206 Jet Ranger

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Kaman K-1200 K-Max 

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Bell 206LT TwinRanger

-13 produced

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Eurocopter EC-155 (none)

-The upgraded model of the Aerospatiale AS.365 Dauphin II, these two aircraft are nearly identical, they differ in that the vertical stabilizers that come off the tail boom are much shorter on the Eurocotper EC-155 (none).

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Mil Mi-17 Hip

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Sikorsky S-62 (none)

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Westland WS-51A Widgeon

-Modified variant of the Westland WS-51 Dragonfly to have more interior room.

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Agusta A109 (none)

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Enstrom 480B (none)

-Has a very thin window behind the pilot and copilot which the Enstrom F-28 & 280FX do not have. The shaft where the rotor meets the fuselage is a bit different indicating a different engine. The tail boom on all Enstrom's have ventral fins.

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Mil Mi-26 Halo

-Lacks the horizontal wings under the rotor that the Mil Mi-6 Hook has.

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Mil V-12 Homer

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Robinson R22 Alpha/Beta

-Confirmed by Jane's aircraft recognition guide as a legit name

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PZL-Swidnik SW-4 (none)/Puszczyk

-Approximately 40 built

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Bell 206L Longranger

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Aerospatiale AS355 Ecureuil 2

-Between the AS355 model letters there can be a couple of different exhaust variants, none however, are close to the AS350.

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Bell 47 (none)

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Bristol 171 Sycamore

-Approximately 180 built in Britain

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Mil Mi-1 Hare

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Aerospatiale AS 350 Ecureuil/A Star

-Squirrel is for the Australian Navy

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Bell 204 (none)

-Door window is one singular large piece. As with all Bell helicopters, the number of blades dictates the first number of the designation.

-edit 04.17.2016 Justin T: Changed 'Q' side picture to civilian 204

 

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Eurocopter EC-120 Colibri

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Bell 47J Ranger

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Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

-Certification granted by Transport Canada in December 2016. Typically seen in one of the three colors shown on the 'A' side.

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Bell 214ST Super Transporter

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Cessna Ch-1 Skyhook

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Aerospatiale SA 365 Dauphin II

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Mil Mi-34 Hermit

-Four rotor blades

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Bell 212 Twin Two-Twelve

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Enstrom F-28F Falcon

-Rounded bottom to the side windows. There is a lot of confusion in general about these helicopters online. The best way to determine what is what is to use a visible 'N' number.

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Schweizer 330 (none)

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Mil Mi-34 Hermit

-Four rotor blades

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Agusta Westland AW139 (none)

-770 produced thus far, later developed into the AW149 which itself was further upgraded.

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Aerospatiale AS355 Ecureuil 2

-Between the AS355 model letters there can be a couple of different exhaust variants, none however, are close to the AS350.

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Agusta A119 Koala

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Hiller 360 (none)

 

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Enstrom 280FX Shark

-Engine cowling is different between all of the Enstrom choppers. No windows behind the pilot and copilot  windows means this aircraft can not be a Enstrom 480B (none).

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Mil Mi-14 Haze

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Kaman (none/K-1200) K-max

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Bell 222 (none)

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Robinson R66 (none)

-Turbine variant of the R44 distinguishable by the two small intakes at the base of the rotor tower.

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Bell 214ST Super Transporter

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McDonnell Douglas MD500E (none)

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Eurocopter EC-130 (none)

-Biggest difference between EC-120 and the EC-130 is the extra forward facing windshield

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Bristol 173 (none)

-5 in total produced

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Silvercraft SH-4 (none)

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McDonnell Douglas 520N (none)

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Kaman (none)/K1200 Kmax

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Bell 214B-1 Big Lifter

-No external difference between the 214B-1 and the 214B, also tail boom is usually covered in soot from the massive exhaust.

-Civil conversion from the 214A designed for the Iranian military

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PZL-Swidnik SW-4 (none)/Puszczyk

-Approximately 40 built

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Aerospatiale SA313C Alouette II

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Eurocopter EC-145 (none)

-Could also be a MBB BK-117, both are identical from the rear (Glenn, 2/27)

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Hiller UH-12 (none)

-Civilian variant of the OH-23 Raven, has the long extension between the tail boom and the engine.

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Mil Mi-10 Harke

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Brantly-Hynes 305 (none)

-45 built as an upgraded version of the B.2 (none).

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Robinson R22 Beta/Alpha

-Name is confirmed as legit as per Jane's

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Aerospatiale SA.341 Gazelle

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Mil Mi-26 Halo

-Lacks the horizontal wings under the rotor that the Mil Mi-6 Hook has.

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Brantly-Hynes 305 (none)

-45 built as an upgraded version of the B.2 (none).

-Aircraft underneath the helicopter is Boeing 727 (none).

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Boeing Vertol 107 (none)

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Westland 30 (none)

-Shares parts with the Westland AH.9 Lynx. 41 in total produced.

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Bell 427 (none)

-Development of the 407

-Note the prominent exhausts

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Enstrom 280FX Shark

-Engine cowling is different between all of the Enstrom choppers. No windows behind the pilot and copilot  windows means this aircraft can not be a Enstrom 480B (none).

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Aerospatiale AS.360 Dauphin

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Aerospatiale AS.360 Dauphin

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MBB BO105 (none)

-MBB stands for Messerschmitt, Blohm, and Bolkow

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PZL Swidnik W-3 Sokol

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Silvercraft SH-4 (none)

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MBB BO105 (none)

-MBB stands for Messerschmitt, Blohm, and Bolkow

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Kaman K1200/(none) K-Max

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Mil Mi-4 Hound

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MBB/Kawasaki BK-117 (none)

-Rear windows appear to be very slight different when compared to the Eurocopter EC-145 (none)

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Agusta A109 (none)

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Eurocopter EC-145 (none)

-Rear windows are different when compared to the MBB/Kawasaki BK-117 (none)

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Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil/A Star

-Could also be seen as the Airbus Helicopters H125 (none)

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Agusta A119 Koala

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Brantly-Hynes B.2 (none)

-334 in total produced, later enlarged to accommodate 5 passengers as the 305.

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PZL-Swidnik SW-4 (none)/Puszczyk

-Approximately 40 built

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Bell 230 (none)

-Same airframe as the Bell 222 (none) but with upgraded engines. The intakes and exhausts are different, and the Bell 230 (none) has a tall rotor ground preotection skid where the Bell 222 (none) does not.

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Mil Mi-14 Haze

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Kazan (none) Ansat

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Bell 206LT TwinRanger

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Schweizer 330 (none)

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Mil Mi-6 Hook

Comparable to the Mil Mi-26 Halo in size. The Mi-6 Hook has stubby little wings that you could 'hook' something onto. Note that not all of them have this wing. Another way to tell them apart is that the Mi-6 has one wheel on each main.

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Robinson R-66 (none)

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Mil Mi-2 Hoplite

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PZL-Swidnik SW-4 (none)/Puszczyk

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Sikorsky S-76 Spirit/(none)

-Name was dropped in 1980 due to difficulty translating into other languages.

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Aerospatiale SA.341 Gazelle

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McDonnell Douglas MD900 Explorer

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PZL-Swidnik SM-2 (none)

-91 Built

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Mil Mi-6 Hook

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Eurocopter EC-130 (none)

-The biggest difference between the EC-120 and the EC-130 is the extra winshield present in the EC-130

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Bell 206 Jet Ranger

-2 Windows on the side; with two blades on the rotor

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MBB BK-117 (none)

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Bell 412 (none)

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Sikorsky S-62 (none)

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Bell 205 (none)

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Agusta A119 Koala

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Bell 407 (none)

-Four blades differentiates this helicopter from the 206 line.

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Westland 30 (none)

-Shares parts with the Westland AH.9 Lynx. 41 in total produced.

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Robinson R66 (none)

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PZL Swidnik W-3 Sokol

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Robinson R66 (none)

-Turbine variant of the R44 distinguishable by the two small intakes at the base of the rotor tower.

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Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane

-Military version is the CH-54 Tarhe

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Agusta A119 Koala

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Mil Mi-10 Harke

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Bell 206L Long Ranger

-Extra window turns this helicopter into a 206L

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Bell 222 (none)

 

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Mil Mi-34 Hermit

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MBB BK-117 (none)

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Aerospatiale SA.341 Gazelle

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Bell 214ST Super Transporter

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Kamov Ka-32A11BC (none)

-The number designation is technically for aircraft approved in North America. In most all cases KA-32 should be more than sufficient.

-Civilian version of the KA-27 and other subsequent models, note that there is no common name for this aircraft in the civil arena.

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Bell 230 (none)

-Same airframe as the Bell 222 (none) but with upgraded engines. The intakes and exhausts are different, and the Bell 230 (none) has a tall rotor ground preotection skid where the Bell 222 (none) does not.

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Aerospatiale SA313C Alouette II

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Bell 525 Relentless

-First flight July 1st, 2015. Yet to be produced although there are firm orders.

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Eurocopter EC-155 (none)

-The upgraded model of the Aerospatiale AS.365 Dauphin II, these two aircraft are nearly identical, they differ in that the vertical stabilizers that come off the tail boom are much shorter on the Eurocotper EC-155 (none).

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Bell 204 (none)

-Door window is one singular large piece. As with all Bell helicopters, the number of blades dictates the first number of the designation.

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Mil Mi-6 Hook

Comparable to the Mil Mi-26 Halo in size. The Mi-6 Hook has stubby little wings that you could 'hook' something onto. Note that not all of them have this wing. Another way to tell them apart is that the Mi-6 has one wheel on each main.

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Bell 427 (none)

-Development of the 407, later developed into the Bell 429 Global Ranger.

-Note the prominent exhausts.

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Bell 407 (none)

-Four blades differentiates this helicopter from the 206 line.

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Bell 222 (none)

-The Bell 222 (none) does not have a tail rotor protection bar like the Bell 230 (none) which has one.

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Enstrom F-28 (none)

-Changed Q pic, had a 480

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MBB BO105 (none)

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Brantly-Hynes B.2 (none)

-334 in total produced, later enlarged to accommodate 5 passengers as the 305.

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Sikorsky S-92 Helibus

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PZL Swidnik SW-4 (none)

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Sikorsky S-76 Spirit/(none)

-(none) Is a legitimate place holder for the name. The name was dropped in 1980 by the company as they had trouble translating it to different languages.

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Bell 222 (none)

-Can be seen with a variant that has skids.

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Airbus Helicopters H160 (none)

-Still under development, production expected to start soon.

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Bell 429 Global Ranger

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Bell 47 (none)

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Bell 212 Twin Two-Twelve

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Aerospatiale SA313 Alouette II

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Robinson R44 (none)/Raven

-Does not have the dual intakes for the turbine engine that the R66 has at the base of the rotor tower.

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Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

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Bell 214ST Super Transporter

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Bell 214ST Super Transporter

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Bell 429 Global Ranger

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Eurocopter EC-120 Colibri

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Airbus Helicopters H160 (none)

-Unique horizontal stabilizer design. Still in development as of April 2016.

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MBB BO105 (none)

-MBB stands for Messerschmitt, Blohm, and Bolkow

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MBB BO105 (none)

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Bell 47J Ranger

-May also be seen as the joint venture product the Agusta Bell AB.47J Ranger

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Bell 230 (none)

-Same airframe as the Bell 222 (none) but with upgraded engines. The intakes and exhausts are different, and the Bell 230 (none) has a tall rotor ground preotection skid where the Bell 222 (none) does not.

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Bell 214B-1 Big Lifter

-No external difference between the 214B-1 and the 214B

-Civil conversion from the 214A designed for the Iranian military

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Continental Copters Mk II-V El Tomcat

-Belll 47 heavily modfied for crop dusting

-Various nose and cabin shapes between the various marks

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Mil Mi-17 Hip

-Not commonly seen in a civilian role. The model number could potentially be Mi-8.

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Agusta Westland AW139 (none)

-770 produced thus far, later developed into the AW149 which itself was further upgraded.

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Kawasaki Vertol KV-107 (none)

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Bell 412 (none)

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Aerospatiale SA 365 Dauphin II

-Nearly identical to the Eurocopter EC-155 (none), the difference being the vetical stabilizers coming off the tail boom, on the Eurocopter EC-155 (none) they are cut in half and thus not nearly as tall.

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Enstrom 480B (none)

-Has a very thin window behind the pilot and copilot which the Enstrom F-28 & 280FX do not have. Also the shaft where the rotor meets the fuselage is a bit different indicating a different engine.

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Piasecki HUP-2 Retriever

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Enstrom F-28F Falcon

-Rounded bottom to the side windows. There is a lot of confusion in general about these helicopters online. The best way to determine what is what is to use a visible 'N' number.

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Robinson R22 Mariner

-Variant of the R22 Beta, named confirmed by Jane's, that has floats

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Kamov Ka-26 Hoodlum

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McDonnell Douglas MD 600 (none)

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Westland WS-51A Widgeon

-Modified variant of the Westland WS-51 Dragonfly to have more interior room.

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Hughes 369 (none)

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Eurocopter EC-120 Colibri

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Agusta Westland A109 (none)

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Bell 412 (none)

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Eurocopter EC-145 (none)

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Sikorsky S-76 Spirit/(none)

-(none) Is a legitimate place holder for the name. The name was dropped in 1980 by the company as they had trouble translating it to different languages.

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Robinson R22 Mariner

-Variant of the R22 Beta, confirmed name by Jane's, that has floats

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Agusta A-119 Koala

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Robinson R44 (none)/Raven

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Zlin HC-2/HC-102 Heli-baby

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Aerospatiale SA 316/SA 319B Aloutte III

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McDonnell Douglas MD500E (none)

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Bell 212 Twin Two-Twelve

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Bell 430 (none)

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Agusta A109S Grand

-Look for the larger second fuselage window and h-stab fairings that are curved down.

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Kamov Ka-18 Hog

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Kamov Ka-15 Hen

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Bell 47B none

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