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B205 With B212 Rotor Sys Question


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On a B205 with the 212 rotor sys STC's you get an increase in internal gross weight from 9500 to 10200 lbs.

 

What I have a problem with understanding is how can a B212 head and blades gives you this increase while you are already at 10500 external

 

That's an airframe increase, is there anything else added to the aircraft/airframe in this STC like cross tubes saddles or beefed up crosstubes or reinforced floor beams? or anything that would justify this 700 lbs increase.

 

JD

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The installation instructions for the STC will contain all the info you're looking for. Your company should have a copy on file. If you've lost the instructions, then I would suggest calling helitrade for a copy, or just call em up and ask them how it's done. I'm not a medium guy, but i would assume that they make improvements to the transmission mounting and panels, and landing gear.

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