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Helicopter Fairey Ultra-Light Helicopter. Specifications. A photo.
Fairey Ultra-Light Helicopter - British ultra-light helicopter designed aircraft manufacturer «Fairey Aviation Company» in 1955 year.
Fairey Ultra-Light Helicopter Photo
Development of the aircraft model Fairey Ultra-Light Helicopter began in early 50-ies of the last century. The main objective set before the aircraft manufacturers of the company «Fairey Aviation Company», was to create a small multipurpose helicopter, capable to transport people and transporting small loads. Among other things, the designers and engineers were tasked to design low-budget aircraft that, on the assumption «Fairey Aviation Company» Aircraft management companies was to ensure high popularity of the aircraft, and making it quite common.
For the first time in the air model aircraft Fairey Ultra-Light Helicopter rose in 1955 year, thus, the aircraft showed very promising test results, and therefore, in the same year, the helicopter went into mass production, however, is its low reliability and very limited scope, the project did not interesting to consumers. In this connection, the entire production cycle only 6 aircraft was built, and in the year 1959, in fact, after the official presentation of the helicopter Fairey Ultra-Light Helicopter, the model has been completely withdrawn from service owners.
A photoFairey Ultra-Light Helicopter
Helicopter Fairey Ultra-Light Helicopter has very compact dimensions - its length is only 4,58 meters, which makes it highly maneuverable, however, in connection with the helicopter and lost much of its functionality..
The cabin Ultra-Light Helicopter air Fairey model ship can accommodate two people at the same time, in view of the above indicated reasons, in particular, meant compactness, long flights obviously cause discomfort to the pilot and the passenger. The helicopter may perform the transportation of small loads, however, as a rule, this aircraft are more conducive to limit the dimensions of the cargo received on the board.
The aircraft is equipped with a small low-powered aircraft engines, which allows the helicopter Fairey Ultra-Light Helicopter accelerate to a top speed of 180 km \ h., And to overcome the distance to 290 kilometers, with a maximum aircraft flight altitude is very much limited and can not exceed 1800 meters.
HelicopterFairey Ultra-Light Helicopter
To date only a few preserved specimens of the aircraft, most of which is located in Aviation Museum.
Specifications Fairey Ultra-Light Helicopter.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Capacity: 1 people;
- helicopter length: 4,58 m .;
- The height of the helicopter: 2,59 m .;
- The diameter of the rotor: 5,84 m .;
- Weight of empty helicopter: 435 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 817 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 153 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 180 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 290 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 1800 m .;
- Powerplant: Turbomeca Palouste;
- Power: 120 hp
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