MD 900 Explorer   msn: 900-00113

# 113 / JA02AP, Asahi Shimbun Press, Tokyo Haneda, Japan.

Photo: O.Maekawa, RJTT, 2003.

# 113 / N7063F, The second ENG MD Explorer for the Asahi Shimbun Press was handed over on
2 May 2003 to Aero Partners Inc, the MD distributor for Japan. The twelfth MD Explorer in Japan
is the first one to be certified to operate with an increased take-off weight of 6500 pounds.
This helicopter is also fitted with newly certified dual auxiliary fuel tanks that increases its
endurance by 90 minutes. After delivery the MD Explorer will be based at Tokyo Haneda airport.

Photo: MD Helicopters, 2003.

 Airframe History:
 Date: Tailnumber: Owner / Operator:
 JAN 2003 N7063F  MD Helicopters Inc,
 Mesa, Arizona
 MAY 2003 JA02AP  Asahi Shimbun Press,
 Tokyo, Japan

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