Helicopter Airscooter II. Specifications. A photo.
Airscooter II - American single helicopter, developed in the year 2005 Aircraft Corporation «AirScooter Corporation».
Airscooter I photo
Designing an aircraft model Airscooter II began the American aircraft manufacturers of the corporation «AirScooter Corporation» in the early 2000-ies. The developers set out to create the hottest single helicopter suitable for private use for limited purposes, which could receive a broad demand in the civil sphere ultralight aviation.
The aircraft model Airscooter II has small dimensions, providing the aircraft to ease its storage, as well as a number of positive qualities of flight, such as easy operation, high maneuverability, etc.
The first test trials with the rise in the air, a helicopter Airscooter II model has undergone in 2005 year, and, the aircraft successfully completed them, and was prepared for serial production. Nevertheless, originally scheduled for release 2006, was subsequently moved to 2007 years, and then - on 2013, which was mainly due to some financial problems in Aircraft Corporation.
A photoAirscooter I
Despite some promising model helicopter Airscooter II failed to achieve the required popularity - for a short period of release was built just 3 aircraft of this model, however, despite this fact, according to 2016 year production of aircraft Airscooter II continues.
The main disadvantage of the helicopter Airscooter II is the inability to transport it to the passengers and cargo, mainly due to low take-off weight of the aircraft, and the lack of cabin itself - rather it is the pilot's seat with a single lever control of the aircraft.
The aircraft Airscooter II model has simple controls and sufficiently economical in terms of its maintenance, providing low cost of its operation. The very same cost air Airscooter II vessel, according to 2013 50 year was of the order of thousands of dollars, which is quite a bit.
Easy helicopter Airscooter II model is equipped with a power ustanvokoy consisting of a piston aircraft engine brand Aero Twin AT972, which drives the two-blade propeller of the aircraft. Power plant is 65 hp, which in turn allows the aircraft to reach a maximum speed of 110 km \ h., With the possibility of overcoming distances at distances of 210 kilometers, which is sufficient for the exploitation of the aircraft for private purposes.
Specifications Airscooter II.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Capacity: none;
- helicopter length: 3,82 m .;
- The height of the helicopter: 3,35 m .;
- The diameter of the rotor: 4,28 m .;
- Weight of empty helicopter: 95 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 245 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 102 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 110 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 210 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 2100 m .;
- Powerplant: Aero Twin AT972;
- Power: 65 hp
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