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small helicopter

2005-10-20 21:17:01.346833+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Alas, I can't read Japanese, because the world's smallest piloted coaxial helicopter looks kinda cool!

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#Comment Re: made: 2005-10-21 11:47:13.099104+00 by: meuon [edit history]

In Engrish: Two-stroke, air-cooled, 125cc, horizontally opposed. Two-cylinder.Empty weight: 70 kg (155 lb) Max takeoff weight: 220 kg (485 lb) http://www.ultralightflyer.com/genH4/

"it has a 120cc (8 HP) engine and can reach speeds of nearly 80 mph. GEN is apparemtnly selling the H-4 for around $31,000 which doesn't seem too bad to me, at least if you can find a place to land it. They also arrange demo flights and training courses." per: http://www.luxist.com/entry/1234000053064132/

#Comment Re: made: 2005-10-21 13:23:08.359911+00 by: Dan Lyke

Did you find anything on per-hour operating costs? $31k fully assembled ain't bad at all.