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1

McDonnell Douglas MD520N (none)

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

2

Boeing 234 Commercial Chinook

3

PZL-Swidnik SM-2 (none)

4

Bristol 171 Sycamore

5

Mil Mi-10 Harke

6

McDonnell Douglas MD900 Explorer

7

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.

8

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.

9

Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil/A Star

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

10

Sikorsky S-92 Helibus

11

Bell 407 (none)

-Four blades differentiates this helicopter from the 206 line.

12

Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane

-Military version is the CH-54 Tarhe

13

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).

14

Robinson R-44 (none)

15

Aerospatiale SA 360 Dauphin

16

Bell 47 (none)

17

McDonnell Douglas MD520N (none)

18

McDonnell Douglas MD500E (none)

19

Bell 429 Global Ranger

-Enlarged 427

-Side facing exhuasts

20

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.

21

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.

22

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.

23

Eurocopter EC-135 (none)

-Has different tail rotor compared to the EC-145

24

Brantly-Hynes B.2 (none)

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

25

Bell 206 Jet Ranger

26

Kaman K-1200 K-Max 

27

Bell 206LT TwinRanger

-13 produced

28

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).

29

Mil Mi-17 Hip

30

Sikorsky S-62 (none)

31

Westland WS-51A Widgeon

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

32

Agusta A109 (none)

33

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.

34

Mil Mi-26 Halo

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

35

Mil V-12 Homer

36

Robinson R22 Alpha/Beta

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

37

PZL-Swidnik SW-4 (none)/Puszczyk

-Approximately 40 built

38

Bell 206L Longranger

39

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.

40

Bell 47 (none)

41

Bristol 171 Sycamore

-Approximately 180 built in Britain

42

Mil Mi-1 Hare

43

Aerospatiale AS 350 Ecureuil/A Star

-Squirrel is for the Australian Navy

44

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

 

45

Eurocopter EC-120 Colibri

46

Bell 47J Ranger

47

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.

48

Bell 214ST Super Transporter

49

Cessna Ch-1 Skyhook

50

Aerospatiale SA 365 Dauphin II

51

Mil Mi-34 Hermit

-Four rotor blades

52

Bell 212 Twin Two-Twelve

53

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.

54

Schweizer 330 (none)

55

Mil Mi-34 Hermit

-Four rotor blades

56

Agusta Westland AW139 (none)

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

57

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.

58

Agusta A119 Koala

59

Hiller 360 (none)

 

60

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).

61

Mil Mi-14 Haze

62

Kaman (none/K-1200) K-max

63

Bell 222 (none)

64

Robinson R66 (none)

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

65

Bell 214ST Super Transporter

66

McDonnell Douglas MD500E (none)

67

Eurocopter EC-130 (none)

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

68

Bristol 173 (none)

-5 in total produced

69

Silvercraft SH-4 (none)

70

McDonnell Douglas 520N (none)

71

Kaman (none)/K1200 Kmax

72

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

73

PZL-Swidnik SW-4 (none)/Puszczyk

-Approximately 40 built

74

Aerospatiale SA313C Alouette II

75

Eurocopter EC-145 (none)

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

76

Hiller UH-12 (none)

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

77

Mil Mi-10 Harke

78

Brantly-Hynes 305 (none)

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

79

Robinson R22 Beta/Alpha

-Name is confirmed as legit as per Jane's

80

Aerospatiale SA.341 Gazelle

81

Mil Mi-26 Halo

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

82

Rec both

Brantly-Hynes 305 (none)

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

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

83

Boeing Vertol 107 (none)

84

Westland 30 (none)

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

85

Bell 427 (none)

-Development of the 407

-Note the prominent exhausts

86

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).

87

Aerospatiale AS.360 Dauphin

88

Aerospatiale AS.360 Dauphin

89

MBB BO105 (none)

-MBB stands for Messerschmitt, Blohm, and Bolkow

90

PZL Swidnik W-3 Sokol

91

Silvercraft SH-4 (none)

92

MBB BO105 (none)

-MBB stands for Messerschmitt, Blohm, and Bolkow

93

Kaman K1200/(none) K-Max

94

Mil Mi-4 Hound

95

MBB/Kawasaki BK-117 (none)

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

96

Agusta A109 (none)

97

Eurocopter EC-145 (none)

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

98

Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil/A Star

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

99

Agusta A119 Koala

100

Brantly-Hynes B.2 (none)

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

101

PZL-Swidnik SW-4 (none)/Puszczyk

-Approximately 40 built

102

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.

103

Mil Mi-14 Haze

104

Kazan (none) Ansat

105

Bell 206LT TwinRanger

106

Schweizer 330 (none)

107

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.

108

Robinson R-66 (none)

109

Mil Mi-2 Hoplite

110

PZL-Swidnik SW-4 (none)/Puszczyk

111

Sikorsky S-76 Spirit/(none)

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

112

Aerospatiale SA.341 Gazelle

113

McDonnell Douglas MD900 Explorer

114

PZL-Swidnik SM-2 (none)

-91 Built

115

Mil Mi-6 Hook

116

Eurocopter EC-130 (none)

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

117

Bell 206 Jet Ranger

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

118

MBB BK-117 (none)

119

Bell 412 (none)

120

Sikorsky S-62 (none)

121

Bell 205 (none)

122

Agusta A119 Koala

123

Bell 407 (none)

-Four blades differentiates this helicopter from the 206 line.

124

Westland 30 (none)

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

125

Robinson R66 (none)

126

PZL Swidnik W-3 Sokol

127

Robinson R66 (none)

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

128

Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane

-Military version is the CH-54 Tarhe

129

Agusta A119 Koala

130

Mil Mi-10 Harke

131

Bell 206L Long Ranger

-Extra window turns this helicopter into a 206L

132

Bell 222 (none)

 

133

Mil Mi-34 Hermit

134

MBB BK-117 (none)

135

Aerospatiale SA.341 Gazelle

136

Bell 214ST Super Transporter

137

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.

138

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.

139

Aerospatiale SA313C Alouette II

140

Bell 525 Relentless

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

141

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).

142

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.

143

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.

144

Bell 427 (none)

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

-Note the prominent exhausts.

145

Bell 407 (none)

-Four blades differentiates this helicopter from the 206 line.

146

Bell 222 (none)

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

147

Enstrom F-28 (none)

-Changed Q pic, had a 480

148

MBB BO105 (none)

149

Brantly-Hynes B.2 (none)

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

150

Sikorsky S-92 Helibus

151

PZL Swidnik SW-4 (none)

152

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.

153

Bell 222 (none)

-Can be seen with a variant that has skids.

154

Airbus Helicopters H160 (none)

-Still under development, production expected to start soon.

155

Bell 429 Global Ranger

156

Bell 47 (none)

157

Bell 212 Twin Two-Twelve

158

Aerospatiale SA313 Alouette II

159

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.

160

Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

161

Bell 214ST Super Transporter

162

Bell 214ST Super Transporter

163

Bell 429 Global Ranger

164

Eurocopter EC-120 Colibri

165

Airbus Helicopters H160 (none)

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

166

MBB BO105 (none)

-MBB stands for Messerschmitt, Blohm, and Bolkow

167

MBB BO105 (none)

168

Bell 47J Ranger

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

169

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.

170

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

171

Continental Copters Mk II-V El Tomcat

-Belll 47 heavily modfied for crop dusting

-Various nose and cabin shapes between the various marks

172

Mil Mi-17 Hip

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

173

Agusta Westland AW139 (none)

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

174

Kawasaki Vertol KV-107 (none)

175

Bell 412 (none)

176

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.

177

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.

178

Piasecki HUP-2 Retriever

179

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.

180

Robinson R22 Mariner

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

181

Kamov Ka-26 Hoodlum

182

McDonnell Douglas MD 600 (none)

183

Westland WS-51A Widgeon

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

184

Hughes 369 (none)

185

Eurocopter EC-120 Colibri

186

Agusta Westland A109 (none)

187

Bell 412 (none)

188

Eurocopter EC-145 (none)

189

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.

190

Robinson R22 Mariner

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

191

Agusta A-119 Koala

192

Robinson R44 (none)/Raven

193

Zlin HC-2/HC-102 Heli-baby

194

Aerospatiale SA 316/SA 319B Aloutte III

195

McDonnell Douglas MD500E (none)

196

Bell 212 Twin Two-Twelve

197

Bell 430 (none)

198

Agusta A109S Grand

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

199

Kamov Ka-18 Hog

200

Kamov Ka-15 Hen

201

Bell 47B none