Initial certification in Apr 1965.  The fuselage is composed of fiberglass and aluminum sheeting; the tail boom is enclosed in aluminum sheeting in a semi-monocoque structure [Ref 334].  The F-28A was FAA certified to be fitted with floatation gear in June 1969.  Under the New Jersey State Police, the helicopter was equipped with loudspeakers, a siren, and a 1600 watt Nite Sun Searchlight [Vertiflite, June 1969, page 28].  As another role, the helicopter may also be fitted for spraying operations.

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Design authority: Enstrom Helicopter Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Enstrom Helicopter Corp.

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 1 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Skids

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