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McDonnell Douglas MDD 520 Notar Bubble Cover, with special missions equipment.

McDonnell Douglas MDD 520 Notar Bubble Cover, with special missions equipment.

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Section 1: Cockpit/Bubble Covers

8 Products, 37 Photos

500E-000

BUBBLE COVER

$ 1065.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • High resolution photos of your aircraft would be helpful. We may contact you about that.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $35 (both sides).
  • We are aware of some variation in this item. We may contact you about that.

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Bubble Cover helps reduce damage to the upholstery and avionics caused by excessive heat and can eliminate problems caused by leaking door and window seals. They keep the windshield and window surfaces clean and help prevent vandalism and theft.... read more

The Bubble Cover encloses the entire canopy including the windshield, skylights, and chin bubble Attachment buckles are made of nonmetal Delrin, designed for rugged outdoor use. Both the top and bottom hems of the cover have a special rope-hem feature with which they can be tightened to help prevent abrasive chafing of the windshield. Pockets are sewn into the cover for the temperature probe and pitot tubes. The bubble cover is reinforced with patches at hinge points, door handles, and for the windshield wipers. For ease of installation, the bubble cover is color-coded (red=left, green=right) with color swatches sewn into the corners.... read more

This cover type is made from Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas and is 100% lined with a soft and smooth microfiber. Bruce's Custom Covers developed this material combination especially for aircraft protection. The outer material is medium weight and treated for water resistance, UV resistance and anti-static buildup. The inner lining is a very soft and smooth microfiber to prevent scratching. The material is very reflective, and tests show that the cabin interior temperature can be reduced to near-ambient temperature on the hottest of days. It is water, ice and snow repellent, yet breathable to allow moisture to escape from between the cover and the aircraft surface.... read more

500E-005

BUBBLE COVER WITH INTAKE COVER ADD-ON

$ 1100.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • High resolution photos of your aircraft would be helpful. We may contact you about that.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $35 (both sides).
  • We are aware of some variation in this item. We may contact you about that.

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Bubble Cover helps reduce damage to the upholstery and avionics caused by excessive heat and can eliminate problems caused by leaking door and window seals. They keep the windshield and window surfaces clean and help prevent vandalism and theft.... read more

The Bubble Cover encloses the entire canopy including the windshield, skylights, and chin bubble Attachment buckles are made of nonmetal Delrin, designed for rugged outdoor use. Both the top and bottom hems of the cover have a special rope-hem feature with which they can be tightened to help prevent abrasive chafing of the windshield. Pockets are sewn into the cover for the temperature probe and pitot tubes. The bubble cover is reinforced with patches at hinge points, door handles, and for the windshield wipers. For ease of installation, the bubble cover is color-coded (red=left, green=right) with color swatches sewn into the corners.... read more

This cover type is made from Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas and is 100% lined with a soft and smooth microfiber. Bruce's Custom Covers developed this material combination especially for aircraft protection. The outer material is medium weight and treated for water resistance, UV resistance and anti-static buildup. The inner lining is a very soft and smooth microfiber to prevent scratching. The material is very reflective, and tests show that the cabin interior temperature can be reduced to near-ambient temperature on the hottest of days. It is water, ice and snow repellent, yet breathable to allow moisture to escape from between the cover and the aircraft surface.... read more

500E-010

BUBBLE COVER WITH WIRE STRIKE DETAIL

$ 1100.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • High resolution photos of your aircraft would be helpful. We may contact you about that.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $35 (both sides).
  • We are aware of some variation in this item. We may contact you about that.

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Bubble Cover helps reduce damage to the upholstery and avionics caused by excessive heat and can eliminate problems caused by leaking door and window seals. They keep the windshield and window surfaces clean and help prevent vandalism and theft.... read more

The Bubble Cover encloses the entire canopy including the windshield, skylights, and chin bubble Attachment buckles are made of nonmetal Delrin, designed for rugged outdoor use. Both the top and bottom hems of the cover have a special rope-hem feature with which they can be tightened to help prevent abrasive chafing of the windshield. Pockets are sewn into the cover for the temperature probe and pitot tubes. The bubble cover is reinforced with patches at hinge points, door handles, and for the windshield wipers. For ease of installation, the bubble cover is color-coded (red=left, green=right) with color swatches sewn into the corners.... read more

This cover type is made from Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas and is 100% lined with a soft and smooth microfiber. Bruce's Custom Covers developed this material combination especially for aircraft protection. The outer material is medium weight and treated for water resistance, UV resistance and anti-static buildup. The inner lining is a very soft and smooth microfiber to prevent scratching. The material is very reflective, and tests show that the cabin interior temperature can be reduced to near-ambient temperature on the hottest of days. It is water, ice and snow repellent, yet breathable to allow moisture to escape from between the cover and the aircraft surface.... read more

500E-015

BUBBLE COVER WITH LOGGER WINDOW ADD-ON

$ 1260.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • High resolution photos of your aircraft would be helpful. We may contact you about that.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $35 (both sides).
  • We are aware of some variation in this item. We may contact you about that.

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Bubble Cover helps reduce damage to the upholstery and avionics caused by excessive heat and can eliminate problems caused by leaking door and window seals. They keep the windshield and window surfaces clean and help prevent vandalism and theft.... read more

The Bubble Cover encloses the entire canopy including the windshield, skylights, and chin bubble Attachment buckles are made of nonmetal Delrin, designed for rugged outdoor use. Both the top and bottom hems of the cover have a special rope-hem feature with which they can be tightened to help prevent abrasive chafing of the windshield. Pockets are sewn into the cover for the temperature probe and pitot tubes. The bubble cover is reinforced with patches at hinge points, door handles, and for the windshield wipers. For ease of installation, the bubble cover is color-coded (red=left, green=right) with color swatches sewn into the corners.... read more

This cover type is made from Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas and is 100% lined with a soft and smooth microfiber. Bruce's Custom Covers developed this material combination especially for aircraft protection. The outer material is medium weight and treated for water resistance, UV resistance and anti-static buildup. The inner lining is a very soft and smooth microfiber to prevent scratching. The material is very reflective, and tests show that the cabin interior temperature can be reduced to near-ambient temperature on the hottest of days. It is water, ice and snow repellent, yet breathable to allow moisture to escape from between the cover and the aircraft surface.... read more

500E-016

BUBBLE COVER w/logger window & intake cover add-on

$ 1285.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • High resolution photos of your aircraft would be helpful. We may contact you about that.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $35 (both sides).
  • We are aware of some variation in this item. We may contact you about that.

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Bubble Cover helps reduce damage to the upholstery and avionics caused by excessive heat and can eliminate problems caused by leaking door and window seals. They keep the windshield and window surfaces clean and help prevent vandalism and theft.... read more

The Bubble Cover encloses the entire canopy including the windshield, skylights, and chin bubble Attachment buckles are made of nonmetal Delrin, designed for rugged outdoor use. Both the top and bottom hems of the cover have a special rope-hem feature with which they can be tightened to help prevent abrasive chafing of the windshield. Pockets are sewn into the cover for the temperature probe and pitot tubes. The bubble cover is reinforced with patches at hinge points, door handles, and for the windshield wipers. For ease of installation, the bubble cover is color-coded (red=left, green=right) with color swatches sewn into the corners.... read more

This cover type is made from Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas and is 100% lined with a soft and smooth microfiber. Bruce's Custom Covers developed this material combination especially for aircraft protection. The outer material is medium weight and treated for water resistance, UV resistance and anti-static buildup. The inner lining is a very soft and smooth microfiber to prevent scratching. The material is very reflective, and tests show that the cabin interior temperature can be reduced to near-ambient temperature on the hottest of days. It is water, ice and snow repellent, yet breathable to allow moisture to escape from between the cover and the aircraft surface.... read more

500E-025

FORWARD FUSELAGE COVER

$ 2695.00

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Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $35 (both sides).
  • We are aware of some variation in this item. We may contact you about that.

500E-026

COMPLETE FUSELAGE COVER (bottle neck forward)

$ 7470.00

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Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $35 (both sides).
  • We are aware of some variation in this item. We may contact you about that.

500E-027

COMPLETE FUSELAGE COVER (insulated, bottle neck forward)

$ 11470.00

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Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • This item is available in Red, Black or Silver. Standard is Red, but contact us if you want another color.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).
  • We are aware of some variation in this item. We may contact you about that.

Section 2: Engine/Tail Rotor Covers

23 Products, 47 Photos

500E-100

INTAKE/DOGHOUSE COVER (surfboard style top deck)

$ 575.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • Some installation parts are required for this item, usually small metal snaps.

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Engine Cover details vary by model, but generally these covers are designed to enclose and protect the swash plate, inlet, exhaust and engine access areas. They are designed to tighten up around the main rotor drive shaft and tailboom bottleneck areas, and attach securely with straps either under the belly or to the land gear cross tubes (or both). Delrin buckles are used to tighten the attachment straps. The engine cover is made of Solution-Dyed Polyester or acrylic Sunbrella, and is available in a variety of colors (contact us for details. Specific information for each model is available on request.... read more

500E-101

INTAKE/DOGHOUSE COVER (non-surfboard style top deck)

$ 575.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • Some installation parts are required for this item, usually small metal snaps.

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Engine Cover details vary by model, but generally these covers are designed to enclose and protect the swash plate, inlet, exhaust and engine access areas. They are designed to tighten up around the main rotor drive shaft and tailboom bottleneck areas, and attach securely with straps either under the belly or to the land gear cross tubes (or both). Delrin buckles are used to tighten the attachment straps. The engine cover is made of Solution-Dyed Polyester or acrylic Sunbrella, and is available in a variety of colors (contact us for details. Specific information for each model is available on request.... read more

500E-104

ENGINE COVER

$ 755.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Engine Cover details vary by model, but generally these covers are designed to enclose and protect the swash plate, inlet, exhaust and engine access areas. They are designed to tighten up around the main rotor drive shaft and tailboom bottleneck areas, and attach securely with straps either under the belly or to the land gear cross tubes (or both). Delrin buckles are used to tighten the attachment straps. The engine cover is made of Solution-Dyed Polyester or acrylic Sunbrella, and is available in a variety of colors (contact us for details. Specific information for each model is available on request.... read more

500E-105

INSULATED ENGINE COVER

$ 1245.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • This item is available in Red, Black or Silver. Standard is Red, but contact us if you want another color.
  • High resolution photos of your aircraft would be helpful. We may contact you about that.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Insulated Engine Cover works well in cold climates to help with engine preheating. You can add an access flap for an additional fee. It will cinch around or behind the spinner, cover the entire engine cowl area including the engine air inlets, and fastens together with Velcro beneath the spinner down the front of the cowling.... read more

Insulated Covers Material - A special composite material of solution-dyed polyester, 3M Thinsulate insulation, and soft nylon interior fabric. Our insulated covers are designed to complement an engine preheater and help retain heat in the engine compartment after shutdown. If you operate your aircraft in cold-weather, these covers will help prevent engine wear and tear.... read more

500E-200

EXHAUST COVER (500E & F models)

$ 140.00

500E-201

EXHAUST COVER (530F models)

$ 140.00

500E-300

ROTOR HUB COVER

$ 375.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Rotor Hub Covers overlaps with the Blade Covers to ensure complete protection for the entire main rotor system. Designed like a jacket with sleeves and no collar, the rotor hub cover fastens together below each blade with Delrin buckles. The Rotor Hub Cover is normally made from Solution-Dyed Polyester.... read more

500E-301

INSULATED ROTOR HUB COVER

$ 565.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • This item is available in Red, Black or Silver. Standard is Red, but contact us if you want another color.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Rotor Hub Covers overlaps with the Blade Covers to ensure complete protection for the entire main rotor system. Designed like a jacket with sleeves and no collar, the rotor hub cover fastens together below each blade with Delrin buckles. The Rotor Hub Cover is normally made from Solution-Dyed Polyester.... read more

500E-400

BLADE COVERS, E-model (set of 5)

$ 765.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Bruce’s McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Blade Covers are made of medium-weight Solution-Dyed Polyester and designed to avoid trim tabs or wicks. You can install Blade Covers from the ground with the aid of a lightweight rope attached to the open end. Covers are cinched tight at the blade root with straps and quick-release plastic buckles. The Cold Weather Blade Covers are fitted with full-length zippers and optional deice “boots” designed to accept a preheater hose; a small opening at the tip of the cover allows for some air circulation and drainage in freezing weather. Some part numbers have features for an extra charge.... read more

500E-401

BLADE COVERS, F-model (set of 5)

$ 765.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Bruce’s McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Blade Covers are made of medium-weight Solution-Dyed Polyester and designed to avoid trim tabs or wicks. You can install Blade Covers from the ground with the aid of a lightweight rope attached to the open end. Covers are cinched tight at the blade root with straps and quick-release plastic buckles. The Cold Weather Blade Covers are fitted with full-length zippers and optional deice “boots” designed to accept a preheater hose; a small opening at the tip of the cover allows for some air circulation and drainage in freezing weather. Some part numbers have features for an extra charge.... read more

500E-402

BLADE COVERS, F-model, W/TIE-DOWN detail (set of 5)

$ 1080.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Bruce’s McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Blade Covers are made of medium-weight Solution-Dyed Polyester and designed to avoid trim tabs or wicks. You can install Blade Covers from the ground with the aid of a lightweight rope attached to the open end. Covers are cinched tight at the blade root with straps and quick-release plastic buckles. The Cold Weather Blade Covers are fitted with full-length zippers and optional deice “boots” designed to accept a preheater hose; a small opening at the tip of the cover allows for some air circulation and drainage in freezing weather. Some part numbers have features for an extra charge.... read more

500E-410

BLADE COVERS, E-model (COLD WEATHER TYPE) (set of 5)

$ 1080.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Bruce’s McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Blade Covers are made of medium-weight Solution-Dyed Polyester and designed to avoid trim tabs or wicks. You can install Blade Covers from the ground with the aid of a lightweight rope attached to the open end. Covers are cinched tight at the blade root with straps and quick-release plastic buckles. The Cold Weather Blade Covers are fitted with full-length zippers and optional deice “boots” designed to accept a preheater hose; a small opening at the tip of the cover allows for some air circulation and drainage in freezing weather. Some part numbers have features for an extra charge.... read more

500E-411

INSULATED BLADE COVERS, E-model (cold weather type) (set of 5)

$ 1585.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • This item is available in Red, Black or Silver. Standard is Red, but contact us if you want another color.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Bruce’s McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Blade Covers are made of medium-weight Solution-Dyed Polyester and designed to avoid trim tabs or wicks. You can install Blade Covers from the ground with the aid of a lightweight rope attached to the open end. Covers are cinched tight at the blade root with straps and quick-release plastic buckles. The Cold Weather Blade Covers are fitted with full-length zippers and optional deice “boots” designed to accept a preheater hose; a small opening at the tip of the cover allows for some air circulation and drainage in freezing weather. Some part numbers have features for an extra charge.... read more

500E-412

INSULATED BLADE COVERS, F-model (COLD WEATHER TYPE) (set of 5)

$ 1585.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • This item is available in Red, Black or Silver. Standard is Red, but contact us if you want another color.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Bruce’s McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Blade Covers are made of medium-weight Solution-Dyed Polyester and designed to avoid trim tabs or wicks. You can install Blade Covers from the ground with the aid of a lightweight rope attached to the open end. Covers are cinched tight at the blade root with straps and quick-release plastic buckles. The Cold Weather Blade Covers are fitted with full-length zippers and optional deice “boots” designed to accept a preheater hose; a small opening at the tip of the cover allows for some air circulation and drainage in freezing weather. Some part numbers have features for an extra charge.... read more

500E-413

BLADE COVERS, F-model (COLD WEATHER TYPE) (set of 5)

$ 1080.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Bruce’s McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Blade Covers are made of medium-weight Solution-Dyed Polyester and designed to avoid trim tabs or wicks. You can install Blade Covers from the ground with the aid of a lightweight rope attached to the open end. Covers are cinched tight at the blade root with straps and quick-release plastic buckles. The Cold Weather Blade Covers are fitted with full-length zippers and optional deice “boots” designed to accept a preheater hose; a small opening at the tip of the cover allows for some air circulation and drainage in freezing weather. Some part numbers have features for an extra charge.... read more

500E-414

BLADE COVERS, E-model, padded for hail protection (set of 5)

$ 1530.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Bruce’s McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Blade Covers are made of medium-weight Solution-Dyed Polyester and designed to avoid trim tabs or wicks. You can install Blade Covers from the ground with the aid of a lightweight rope attached to the open end. Covers are cinched tight at the blade root with straps and quick-release plastic buckles. The Cold Weather Blade Covers are fitted with full-length zippers and optional deice “boots” designed to accept a preheater hose; a small opening at the tip of the cover allows for some air circulation and drainage in freezing weather. Some part numbers have features for an extra charge.... read more

Additional Information................................................................................................................................

HAIL PROTECTION COVERS: GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Hail Protection Covers are designed to effectively protect against small to moderate sized hailstones, yet still be practical enough to be somewhat portable and installable by 1-2 people. Upper surfaces are protected by 1/4" closed cell foam, sandwiched between fabric layers. .... read more

NOTE: This design is unlikely to protect against the largest hailstones, which can be larger than 1 inch in diameter.

500E-415

BLADE COVERS, F-model, padded for hail protection (set of 5)

$ 1530.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Bruce’s McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Blade Covers are made of medium-weight Solution-Dyed Polyester and designed to avoid trim tabs or wicks. You can install Blade Covers from the ground with the aid of a lightweight rope attached to the open end. Covers are cinched tight at the blade root with straps and quick-release plastic buckles. The Cold Weather Blade Covers are fitted with full-length zippers and optional deice “boots” designed to accept a preheater hose; a small opening at the tip of the cover allows for some air circulation and drainage in freezing weather. Some part numbers have features for an extra charge.... read more

Additional Information................................................................................................................................

HAIL PROTECTION COVERS: GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Hail Protection Covers are designed to effectively protect against small to moderate sized hailstones, yet still be practical enough to be somewhat portable and installable by 1-2 people. Upper surfaces are protected by 1/4" closed cell foam, sandwiched between fabric layers. .... read more

NOTE: This design is unlikely to protect against the largest hailstones, which can be larger than 1 inch in diameter.

500E-416

BLADE COVERS, E-model, padded for hail protection, W/TIE-DOWN detail (set of 5)

$ 1845.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Bruce’s McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Blade Covers are made of medium-weight Solution-Dyed Polyester and designed to avoid trim tabs or wicks. You can install Blade Covers from the ground with the aid of a lightweight rope attached to the open end. Covers are cinched tight at the blade root with straps and quick-release plastic buckles. The Cold Weather Blade Covers are fitted with full-length zippers and optional deice “boots” designed to accept a preheater hose; a small opening at the tip of the cover allows for some air circulation and drainage in freezing weather. Some part numbers have features for an extra charge.... read more

Additional Information................................................................................................................................

HAIL PROTECTION COVERS: GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Hail Protection Covers are designed to effectively protect against small to moderate sized hailstones, yet still be practical enough to be somewhat portable and installable by 1-2 people. Upper surfaces are protected by 1/4" closed cell foam, sandwiched between fabric layers. .... read more

NOTE: This design is unlikely to protect against the largest hailstones, which can be larger than 1 inch in diameter.

500E-417

BLADE COVERS, F-model, padded for hail protection, W/TIE-DOWN detail (set of 5)

$ 1845.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Bruce’s McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Blade Covers are made of medium-weight Solution-Dyed Polyester and designed to avoid trim tabs or wicks. You can install Blade Covers from the ground with the aid of a lightweight rope attached to the open end. Covers are cinched tight at the blade root with straps and quick-release plastic buckles. The Cold Weather Blade Covers are fitted with full-length zippers and optional deice “boots” designed to accept a preheater hose; a small opening at the tip of the cover allows for some air circulation and drainage in freezing weather. Some part numbers have features for an extra charge.... read more

Additional Information................................................................................................................................

HAIL PROTECTION COVERS: GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Hail Protection Covers are designed to effectively protect against small to moderate sized hailstones, yet still be practical enough to be somewhat portable and installable by 1-2 people. Upper surfaces are protected by 1/4" closed cell foam, sandwiched between fabric layers. .... read more

NOTE: This design is unlikely to protect against the largest hailstones, which can be larger than 1 inch in diameter.

500E-500

BLADE TIE-DOWNS (fabric type) (set of 5)

$ 395.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Blade Tie-Downs are "socks" which fit over the blade tip with or without Blade Covers installed. Front blade tie-downs have two lengths of rope or strap which attaches to the front cross tubes on either side of the cabin. The other tie-downs have generous lengths of rope or strap to tie the blades down at any convenient spot.... read more

500E-600

TAIL ROTOR COVER

$ 240.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Tail Rotor Cover is a one-piece design which encloses both the blades and their hub, snapping closed along the bottom edge. The tail rotor cover is normally made from Solution-Dyed Polyester.... read more

ALL-YEAR USE MATERIAL - Made with Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas, the all-year use material is the best option for sun protection and cover longevity. This heavier more durable material is intended for all weather conditions, such as rain and snow or lots of sun.... read more

WINTER USE MATERIAL - Made with Solution-Dyed Polyester fabric, this option is intended for seasonal use to aid in deicing, rain mitigation, or for occasional travel. The material is lighter and more compact, but more susceptible to UV damage and may have a shorter useful life if used continuously outside than the all-year use material.... read more

500E-601

INSULATED TAIL ROTOR COVER

$ 315.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • This item is available in Red, Black or Silver. Standard is Red, but contact us if you want another color.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Tail Rotor Cover is a one-piece design which encloses both the blades and their hub, snapping closed along the bottom edge. The tail rotor cover is normally made from Solution-Dyed Polyester.... read more

ALL-YEAR USE MATERIAL - Made with Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas, the all-year use material is the best option for sun protection and cover longevity. This heavier more durable material is intended for all weather conditions, such as rain and snow or lots of sun.... read more

WINTER USE MATERIAL - Made with Solution-Dyed Polyester fabric, this option is intended for seasonal use to aid in deicing, rain mitigation, or for occasional travel. The material is lighter and more compact, but more susceptible to UV damage and may have a shorter useful life if used continuously outside than the all-year use material.... read more

500E-650

TWIN TAIL ROTOR COVER

$ 530.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Tail Rotor Cover is a one-piece design which encloses both the blades and their hub, snapping closed along the bottom edge. The tail rotor cover is normally made from Solution-Dyed Polyester.... read more

ALL-YEAR USE MATERIAL - Made with Silver Acrylic Sunbrella canvas, the all-year use material is the best option for sun protection and cover longevity. This heavier more durable material is intended for all weather conditions, such as rain and snow or lots of sun.... read more

WINTER USE MATERIAL - Made with Solution-Dyed Polyester fabric, this option is intended for seasonal use to aid in deicing, rain mitigation, or for occasional travel. The material is lighter and more compact, but more susceptible to UV damage and may have a shorter useful life if used continuously outside than the all-year use material.... read more

Section 3: Red Gear - Plugs, Pitot Covers, etc.

2 Products, 0 Photos

500E-610

PITOT COVER

$ 120.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • This item comes in red only.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $10 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Pitot Tube Covers, NOT HEAT RESISTANT TYPE, are made of Naugahyde vinyl, and are designed to cover the entire pitot assembly. Slipping over the tube, the cover tightens around the base with a Velcro strap detail. A "Remove Before Flight" streamer is attached to the cover. Heat Resistant Pitot Covers are an upgrade to this design, and help prevent the pitot cover from melting onto the tube if the pitot heat is accidentally turned on while installed. If you want the set tethered together, please let us know.... read more

500E-615

PITOT COVER, heat resistant type

$ 180.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $10 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Heat Resistant Pitot Tube Covers, are made of Naugahyde vinyl, and lined with a non-burning material. They are designed to cover the entire pitot assembly, slipping over the tube and tightening around the base with a Velcro strap detail. A "Remove Before Flight" streamer is attached to the cover. Heat Resistant Pitot Covers are an upgrade to our standard design, and help prevent the pitot cover from melting onto the tube if the pitot heat is accidentally turned on while installed. If you want the set tethered together, please let us know.... read more

Section 4: Tailboom Covers

4 Products, 2 Photos

500E-030

TAILBOOM COVER (boom only)

$ 455.00

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Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The Tailboom Cover details vary by model, but generally the helicopter tail boom cover encloses the tail boom from the "bottleneck" to the aft end. They usually also cover the horizontal stabilizers, and are custom made to allow for antennae, lights, and other protrusions. They attach with straps underneath the tail boom. Covers for the vertical and horizontal stabilizers are also available separately. Specific information for each model is available on request.... read more

500E-031

INSULATED TAILBOOM COVER (boom only)

$ 545.00

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Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • This item is available in Red, Black or Silver. Standard is Red, but contact us if you want another color.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The Tailboom Cover details vary by model, but generally the helicopter tail boom cover encloses the tail boom from the "bottleneck" to the aft end. They usually also cover the horizontal stabilizers, and are custom made to allow for antennae, lights, and other protrusions. They attach with straps underneath the tail boom. Covers for the vertical and horizontal stabilizers are also available separately. Specific information for each model is available on request.... read more

500E-420

HORIZONTAL STAB. COVERS

$ 285.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • This item is available in Silver, Red, or Black. Standard is Silver. Other colors may be available.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

500E-421

HORIZ. STABILIZER COVER (insulated)

$ 440.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • This item is available in Silver, Red, or Black. Standard is Silver. Other colors may be available.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Section 5: Heatshields & Sun Reflectors

3 Products, 0 Photos

500E-900

WINDSHIELD HEATSHIELDS (set of 2)

$ 295.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Cockpit Heatshields are interior sunshades for the aircraft's cockpit. The product is a unique composite of closed-cell foam with a silver mylar finish. The semi-rigid design is stiff enough to stand inside the window framing. Darts and folds are incorporated into the material so that it conforms to the complex shape of the helicopter windows. The set folds up flat and is easily stored in the included storage sleeve. Some designs may require velcro and suction cups. A Heatshield is an excellent short-term remedy for cockpit overheating, but an external fabric cover is more effective for long-term protection.... read more

500E-901

WINDSHIELD HEATSHIELDS & SKYLIGHT HEATSHIELDS (set of 4)

$ 350.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

500E-915

HEATSHIELD SET (set of 8)

$ 700.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).

Product Description................................................................................................................................

Cockpit Heatshields are interior sunshades for the aircraft's cockpit. The product is a unique composite of closed-cell foam with a silver mylar finish. The semi-rigid design is stiff enough to stand inside the window framing. Darts and folds are incorporated into the material so that it conforms to the complex shape of the helicopter windows. The set folds up flat and is easily stored in the included storage sleeve. Some designs may require velcro and suction cups. A Heatshield is an excellent short-term remedy for cockpit overheating, but an external fabric cover is more effective for long-term protection.... read more

Section 6: Miscellaneous Products

2 Products, 8 Photos

500E-095

PROTECTIVE BAGS FOR REMOVABLE AFT DOORS, padded (set of 2)

$ 740.00

Product Description................................................................................................................................

**Padded Door Bags* are designed to provide portable protection of the doors when they are removed from the aircraft. They are padded to moderate thickness, zippered closed, and have sturdy carry handles for easy transport.... read more

500E-096

PROTECTIVE BAGS FOR REMOVABLE FWD DOORS, padded (set of 2)

$ 740.00

Product Description................................................................................................................................

**Padded Door Bags* are designed to provide portable protection of the doors when they are removed from the aircraft. They are padded to moderate thickness, zippered closed, and have sturdy carry handles for easy transport.... read more

Section 7: Light Weight Products: Travel Covers and FlyAway Covers

2 Products, 12 Photos

500E-800

TRAVEL COVER, Light Weight Travel Bubble Cover w/Intake Cover Add-On

$ 880.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • High resolution photos of your aircraft would be helpful. We may contact you about that.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).
  • We are aware of some variation in this item. We may contact you about that.

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Lightweight Travel Bubble Cover is the same design as our standard bubble cover, but the material used is very lightwieight and will fold up and store in a smaller space.... read more

Travel Covers are made with Silver Solution-Dyed Polyester fabric and fully lined over the entire cover. The material is lightweight and more compact for easy stowage in the aircraft. The polyester material is water resistant, but only intended for occasional use outside. We also have an ultra lightweight material available for fitted hangar dust covers. For daily outdoor use, the non-travel Sunbrella Cover is the best choice.... read more

500E-810

TRAVEL COVER, Light Weight Travel Bubble Cover

$ 865.00

Product Options & Information..............................................................................................................

  • High resolution photos of your aircraft would be helpful. We may contact you about that.
  • The aircraft registration mark (in the U.S.: the N-Number) can be imprinted on this product for an additional $25 (both sides).
  • We are aware of some variation in this item. We may contact you about that.

Product Description................................................................................................................................

The McDonnell Douglas 500E & F, 530F Lightweight Travel Bubble Cover is the same design as our standard bubble cover, but the material used is very lightwieight and will fold up and store in a smaller space.... read more

Travel Covers are made with Silver Solution-Dyed Polyester fabric and fully lined over the entire cover. The material is lightweight and more compact for easy stowage in the aircraft. The polyester material is water resistant, but only intended for occasional use outside. We also have an ultra lightweight material available for fitted hangar dust covers. For daily outdoor use, the non-travel Sunbrella Cover is the best choice.... read more

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