Similar to the F-28C-2, the 3-place helicopter was certificated in December 1980.  There is a police version known as the F-28F-P Sentinel, with identical specifications and performance; it may be fitted with a searchlight, police radio, Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) and PA systems.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Enstrom Helicopter Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Enstrom Helicopter Corp.

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: TBA

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 2.70 m (8.9 ft)

Overall Length: 8.56 m (28.1 ft)

Overall Width: 9.75 m (32.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Lycoming HIO-360-FIAD reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Lycoming Engines

Max continuous power: 167 kW (224 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 1179 kg (2599 lb)

Max Range: 446 km (241 nm)

Max Endurance: 3.5 hrs (3.5 hrs)

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