Шевко С. В.: Вихрь-230
Shevko S. V.: Vikhr-230

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Market original model designation
Вихрь-230
Market model designation (english translation or spelling)
Vikhr-230
Approximated project start date
Early 2000's
People involved
Sergey Shevko {Сергей Шевко}Constructor
Config info
Rotorcraft typeHelicopter
Config
Single rotor
Weights
Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)
850
kg
Manufacturers empty weight (MEW)
420
kg
(...)
400
kg
Cabin and cockpit
Maximum number of passengers onboard
3
External dimensions
Length
6.52
m
Height
3
m
Main rotor
Main rotor equipped with servo-rotor
Yes
Drive type
Tip jets
Collective control
Yes
Main rotor diameter
9.50
m
Number of blades
2
Main rotor blade chord
0.48
m
Main rotor blade airfoil
NACA 63021
Powerplant
Engine type
Wankel
Number of engines
1
Total maximum power
230
HP
Fuel system
Fuel tank capacity [mass]
115
kg
Average fuel consumption [volumetric]
37
l/h
Performance
Maximum horizontal flight speed (Vh)
200
km/h
Cruise speed (Vc)
145
km/h
Best rate of climb
4
m/s
Maximum service ceiling
4500
m
Maximum range
450
km
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