Helicopters Sagita Sherpa. Specifications. A photo.
Sagita Sherpa - ultra-light multi-purpose helicopter of the Belgian production, developed in 2009, the aircraft manufacturer «Sagita».
Sagita Sherpa photo
Designing an aircraft model Sagita Sherpa began in the middle of the Belgian aviarazrabotchikami 2000-ies. At the beginning of the year 2006, aircraft manufacturers, together with the designers were able to develop a compact and aerodynamic design of the aircraft, it is lightweight, allowing the helicopter to perform flights at fairly high speeds.
Belgian ultra-light helicopter proved to be a multi-purpose aircraft, in particular, it is seen as both a private aircraft, capable of carrying on its board of two persons, and a business class aircraft and as a training aircraft means. However, if at the initial stage of development of the air ship model Sagita Sherpa assumed that the helicopter would be quite cheap, which would lead to its promotion, then in the future, aircraft, because of the rather lengthy development, has become quite expensive, that It reduced its demand.
The first flight multipurpose Belgian helicopter Sagita Sherpa in February 2010 years and due to the fact that all tests have been successfully completed, the project was sent to the serial production, where its production is carried out with 2010 years exclusively under existing orders, which do not, according to official statements so much.
A photoSagita Sherpa
The helicopter has a sufficiently high maneuverability, making it extremely reliable operation. Moreover, the design of this aircraft has a number of prospects, as with a relative low weight, and its own empty weight of the aircraft is only 260 kg, model Sagita Sherpa can carry out transportation on its board to two persons, subject to a maximum take-off weight this aircraft, which is 450 kg.
The cabin of the aircraft Sagita Sherpa has a very impressive size, which ensures that enough comfortable flight to the maximum distances in the following 450 kilometers. However, due to the characteristics of the aircraft structure, carrying on board any cargo is not possible.
The helicopter is equipped with a power Sagita Sherpa ustanvokoy turbine type brand Ljungström, having a capacity of 130 hp, which in turn allows the aircraft to accelerate to a maximum speed of flight in 185 km \ h.
According to official data, 2015 years, the cost of one helicopter model Sagita Sherpa is about 200 thousand dollars, depending on the internal configuration of the aircraft.
Specifications Sagita Sherpa.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Capacity: 1 people;
- helicopter length: 4,66 m .;
- The height of the helicopter: 2,52 m .;
- The diameter of the rotor: 6 m .;
- Weight of empty helicopter: 260 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 450 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 160 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 185 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 450 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 2100 m .;
- Силовая установка: Ljungström;
- Power: 130 hp
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