The helicopter Enstrom TH180. Specifications. A photo.
Enstrom TH180 - American single-engine multipurpose helicopter developed by «Enstrom Helicopter Corporation» in 2015 year.
A photoEnstrom TH180
The development of lung Double aircraft model Enstrom TH180 become carried American aircraft in 2011 year. As a fundamental principle, aircraft manufacturers have used the image of a model helicopter Enstrom F280, which became a very successful aircraft operated with 1975 year to date.
In the process of development, the US aircraft manufacturers partly to optimize the design of the aircraft, making it more compact and at the same time, more aerodynamic, which made the helicopter is very agile and fast. In turn, the main aim of developing models of Enstrom TH180 served as the need to introduce to the US market of small educational and training aircraft, however, already in the final stage of the project, the experts made the optimization of aircraft making is inherently a multi-purpose helicopter.
Enstrom TH180 photo
His first flight of the aircraft Enstrom TH180 model has made in the early 2015 years, while, aircraft performance indicators coincided with the expectation of leadership «Enstrom Helicopter Corporation» Aircraft Company, in connection with which, since 2016 years was deployed production of these aircraft, which is supposed to be able to become very popular, helped by their speed, and versatility of application and the price is about 375 thousand dollars per copy.
One of the most notable shortcomings helicopter model Enstrom TH180 is its small capacity, which, in fact, somewhat limits the scope of operation, however, experts believe that if the aircraft will gain enough high popularity, then subsequently appear and triple modification that will allow operate the helicopter, including in the commercial sector.
The cabin of the helicopter Enstrom TH180 can accommodate two people on board - the pilot and one passenger, if we are talking about the private operation of the aircraft or the same instructor and the cadet, if a helicopter is supposed to be used as training aids. Due to the compactness of the aircraft cabin, transportation on board any goods it is not possible, which also imposes a number of restrictions on the scope of operation of the helicopter.
The power plant air Enstrom TH180 vessel consists of a piston aircraft engine brand Lycoming HIO-390, which has a capacity of 210 hp, can accelerate to a speed of the aircraft in 180 km \ h. and allows to overcome the distance to 400 kilometers, taking into account cost and other characteristics, is a very acceptable figure.
Specifications Enstrom TH180.
- Crew: 1 person;
- Capacity: 1 people;
- helicopter length: 8,94 m .;
- The height of the helicopter: 2,96 m .;
- The diameter of the rotor: 8,6 m .;
- Weight of empty helicopter: 600 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 1020 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 160 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 180 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 400 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 3800 m .;
- Powerplant: Lycoming HIO-390;
- Power: 210 hp
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