Four 125-cc 2-cyl. 2-stroke engines provide a total of 40 hp to power a new, small personal helicopter. The single-place craft weighs 155 lbs. (70kg) empty; 485 lbs. (220 kg) is maximum takeoff weight with pilot and fuel. Depending on pilot weight and air temperature (density) the craft can fly up to 60 minutes. Cruising speed is 60 mph (97 km/h) and maximum altitude is 10,000 ft. (3,048 m). Forward direction (yaw) control is by slight changes in relative speed of the two ...
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