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Civilian Helicopter

Civilian Helicopter (Hull Detail)

Civilian Helicopter (2040)

Technical Data

Equipment Type: passenger transport helicopter
Government: privately owned
Manufacturer: unknown
Accommodation: 6 crew
Dimensions: unknown
Mass: unknown
Power Plant: two engines
Design Features: large windows, retractable landing gear
Armament: none

Description and History

This model of aircraft, in use during the early 2040's, is a large helicopter utilized for quick and convenient transport of personnel. With six wide seats inside the cockpit, this helicopter is ideal for comfortable and spacious transport of small parties. The large cockpit windows dominate the forward third of the helicopter and provide excellent all around vision making this model of aircraft ideal for scenic tours. During her visit to Macross City on Earth Myung Fang Lone traveled inside this model of helicopter, from the Macross City port to the SDF-1 Macross itself, along with Macross Consortium producer/researcher Marge Gueldoa and concert director Reymond Marley.

Production Notes

Debut: Macross Plus, Episode 3 (Time Index 26:56)
Pilot(s): no notables
Other appearances: Macross Plus Movie
Original mechanical designer: Shoji Kawamori

Line Art

  • Civilian Helicopter line art
  • Civilian Helicopter cockpit
  • Information Courtesy of the Macross Compendium:
    Images From - This Is Animation Special Macross Plus and other macross books
    C. Wilson - Writer, Editor and Colorist