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A classic helicopter in pristine condition:
HILLER UH-12B  3-Seat HelicopteróReady To Fly!

Hiller UH-12B 3-seat helicopter

Hiller UH-12B Helicopter

Hiller UH-12B

HILLER UH-12B (H-23B) 3-seat helicopteróready to fly. Has a current Airworthiness Certificate and Annual. 1953 model. 3083 hrs.TT. Excellent condition, no corrosion, rated a 9/9. ADs are up to date. N5072R; S/N 613.

This helicopter had a hard landing in 2013, but has since been fully rebuilt and upgraded.

Helicopter is in turnkey condition, requiring no parts or maintenance to be flight-ready. UPDATE On 2/17/24: main rotorblades are currently being factory refurbished and are expected to be ready for remounting on helicopter approx. mid-April 2024. They will then have 0 time since remanufacture. Helicopter has always been stored indoors (hangared). 
Also included: covers for the bubble, engine/transmission and tail rotor.


Feature List (highlights):
1. Has a current Annual and is ready to fly.
2. Current Airworthiness Certificate
3. Powered by a 235hp Franklin engine with only 125 hours SMOH. Engine runs flawlessly. Last run: December, 2023.
4. Dual Controls (center and left seat)
5. Avionics: Garmin GNS 430 Radio.
6. Doors (removable).
7. Lighting (console, strobe, navigation, anti-collision, landing).
8. Heater / defroster.
9. Includes all logs and Hiller + U.S. Army maintenance manuals, both in bound hardcopy and digital form.
Purchase includes a tilt-bed trailer custom-built for this Hiller, valued at $8,000!

Painted black with tan interior. Ready to be picked up or flown to a new home. Owner selling for financial reasons. Located in Arlington, Washington.

 The following parts have been remanufatured
Part Name Date Completed
Left and Right Magnetos June, 2023
Main rotorblades (refurb. in progress) (approx. April 15, 2024)
 Carburetor September, 2023
Tailrotor gearbox September, 2022
90* cooling fan gearbox October, 2023
Swash plate December, 2023
L/H and R/H paddle blade cuffs October, 2022
L/H and R/H Snubber assemblies October, 2022
Cardon joint September, 2023
 The following parts have been replaced with new
(4) engine/transmission mounts (all) October, 2022
 Upper engine crankcase seal July, 2023
Lower transmission seal July, 2023
Installed (2) electric heating pads on engine oil sump
The original generator was replaced with a 50 amp alternator


Also available (shown among photos):
1. Two-axle tilt-bed trailer cusom built for this Hiller: Included with purchase of helicopter!
2. Battery-powered Helicart: $5K extra.
3. Ranger wheel set: $1K extra.

See component times and other documents...

Passengers: 3;  Length (overall): 28';  Height: 9.75';  Main rotor dia: 35.4'; Tail rotor dia: 5.5'; Empty weight: 1,770 lbs.;  Gross weight: 2,500 lbs.;  Payload: 730 lbs.; Engine type/hp: Franklin 6V-350/235 hp;  Range (avg): 205 nautical miles;  Speed (max): 95 mph;  Speed (cruise): 82 mph;  Service ceiling: 13,200'

PRICE $128K     This is a drop in price. No trades.

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