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Helicopter GEN H-4. A photo. Characteristics.
Helicopter GEN H-4. A photo. Characteristics.



GEN H-4 - single ultra-light helicopter designed in 2000, the «GEN Corporation» Japanese corporation.

Single rotorcraft model GEN H-4 were developed by Japanese designer Genna Yanasigavoy end 90-ies of the last century. The new helicopter was to attain a compact size, and as a result, become a very popular means of transport, which contributed also fairly low cost per copy, which stood in the year 2010, 57 just a thousand dollars.

Despite the relatively simple construction, helicopter GEN H-4 has high reliability, ensuring their complete safety in flight, which was confirmed by dozens of tests and the subsequent use of the aircraft, which, unfortunately, due to its limited capacity, and do not I was able to gain wide popularity among the public.


Helicopter GEN H-4 photo

Helicopter GEN H-4 photo


It developed in 1999 Japanese company «GENCorporation», a subsidiary of «EngineeringSystem». Designed as a civilian helicopter. The first flight was made in 2000. The helicopter is equipped with 4 lungs engines. The creators of the helicopter argue that, subject to the instructions it can self-assemble for 30-40 hours.


Helicopter GEN H-4 photo

Helicopter GEN H-4 photo. 2


To ensure a sufficiently high reliability, helicopter GEN H-4 is equipped with four two-cylinder aircraft engines brands GEN 125-F, each of which has its own traction in 10 hp Using a large number of engines is mainly due to the fact that even in the event of a failure of two of them, the helicopter is still able to continue its flight, that in fact, is safe for the pilot. The total capacity of the power plant helicopter GEN H-4 40 is HP, which provides the possibility of making an aircraft overshooting at cruising speed in 85 km \ h., With the ability to accelerate to the maximum score in 125 km \ h. Maximum range of flight of the aircraft model GEN H-4 120 of kilometers, which is quite acceptable.


A photoGEN H-4


Own shower as such model helicopter GEN H-4 has not - in fact, here there is only a chair for the pilot and the aircraft controls that essentially facilitates the weight of the aircraft. Any discomfort for the pilot during the execution of overshooting is not created, since even at high travel speeds, the drag minimum, however, the use of a protective helmet still is one of the main requirements in the operation of this model. To transport any cargo helicopter GEN H-4 for several reasons presented above, it is not adapted.

The Japanese company «GEN Corporation» is releasing the following model helicopter GEN H-4:

  • GEN H-4 - The basic production version of the aircraft;
  • GEN H-4E - A modernized version equipped with electric propulsion;
  • GEN H-4R - Modification with the possibility of remote control of the aircraft.


Specifications GEN H-4.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: none;
  • helicopter length: 1,56 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 2,12 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 4 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 70 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 220 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 85 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 125 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 120 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3000 m .;
  • Powerplant: 4 x GEN 125-F;
  • Power: 4 x 10 hp


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