Romaniak J.: AX-02 Guepard

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Market original model designation
AX-02
Market model designation (english translation or spelling)
AX-02
Original model name
Guepard
Model name (english translation or spelling)
Guepard
Project start date
1998
Country of manufacture
Poland
People involved
Jan RomaniakConstructor, Test pilot
Config info
Rotorcraft typeAutogyro
Weights
Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)
235
kg
Manufacturers empty weight (MEW)
130
kg
External dimensions
Length
3.35
m
Height
2.23
m
Main landing gear wheel diameter
0.40
m
Main landing gear wheel width
0.10
m
Nose landing gear wheel diameter
0.30
m
Nose landing gear wheel width
0.08
m
Main rotor
Main rotor type
Semi-rigit
Main rotor diameter
7.60
m
Prerotation
Yes
Prerotation type
Electrical
Number of blades
2
Main rotor blade chord
0.22
m
Propeller
Number of blades
3
Propeller material
Wood
Thrust
1226
N
Powerplant
Engine model
VW-1600
(...)
Fuji-Robin EC44-2PM
Engine model (english translation or spelling)
VW-1600
(...)
Fuji-Robin EC44-2PM
Number of engines
1
Total maximum power
48
HP
Angular speed at max power
7000
rpm
Fuel system
Fuel tank capacity
20
l
Average fuel consumption [volumetric]
14
l/h
Performance
Maximum horizontal flight speed (Vh)
145
km/h
Cruise speed (Vc)
110
km/h
Minimum speed
30
km/h
(...)
20
km/h
Take-off distance
150
m
(...)
100
m
Best rate of climb
3
m/s
(...)
2
m/s
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