Helicopter Revolution Mini-500. Specifications. A photo.
Revolution Mini-500 - Single multi-purpose helicopter, developed by the American Aircraft Corporation «Revolution Helicopter Corporation» in 1992 year.
Revolution Mini-500 photo
US aviarazrabotchiki of the corporation «Revolution Helicopter Corporation» started designing aircraft model ship Revolution Mini-500 80-end of the last century. As a base of support, the American aircraft manufacturers have used a model helicopter Hughes 500, however, actually. To increase the popularity of the project and reduce the cost, the helicopter Revolution Mini-500 has lower performance, in particular, it can not be used for the transportation of goods to carry out long flights, etc.
The design of a helicopter Revolution Mini-500, compared to Hughes 500 model virtually not changed, however, by reducing the size, in particular as regards the length and height of the aircraft, the aircraft Revolution Mini-500 has greater maneuverability that enables him to use as a sports agent.
His first flight of a helicopter model Revolution Mini-500 1992 has made in the year, however, officially presented to the public, he was only in the year 1994, which was due to the need to finalize the technical part of the flying machine. Since 1994, the production of the aircraft model Revolution Mini-500 carried out by «Revolution Helicopter Corporation» in an already fully assembled and ready for operation options, and as a kit for self-assembly, moreover, the production of the second version was much more promising - only 5 years of production aircraft manufacturers have been created about 500 sets, indicating that the apparent attractiveness of this model.
A photoRevolution Mini-500
The cabin of the helicopter Revolution Mini-500 has a fairly compact dimensions, which is why on-board aircraft can accommodate only one person at the same time, for all the same reasons, the helicopter can not be used as a vehicle for the transportation of goods. Among other things, the helicopter Revolution Mini-500 has proven himself as a sports air tools, though, as such, this class of aircraft, the model does not belong.
Helicopter Powerplant Revolution Mini-500 consists of a piston aircraft engine the Rotax brand 582, 64 has a capacity of HP, however, despite the rather low thrust, helicopter Revolution Mini-500 can accelerate to a maximum speed of flight in 185 km \ h. as well as to overcome the distance at distances of 360 kilometers.
The following version of the aircraft model Revolution Mini-500:
- Revolution Mini-500 - The basic production version of the helicopter;
- Revolution Mini-500B - Weighted version of the aircraft.
Specifications Revolution Mini-500.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Capacity: none;
- helicopter length: 6,88 m (depending on version).
- The height of the helicopter: 2,5 m .;
- The diameter of the rotor: 5,8 m .;
- Weight of empty helicopter: 150 kg. (Depending on version);
- Maximum takeoff weight: 375 kg. (Depending on version);
- Cruising speed: 125 km \ h. (Depending on version);
- Maximum flight speed: 185 km \ h. (Depending on version);
- Maximum flight distance: 360 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 3420 m .;
- Powerplant: Rotax 582;
- Power: 64 hp ..
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