Eagle R&D: Helicycle

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Market original model designation
Helicycle
Market model designation (english translation or spelling)
Helicycle
Country of manufacture
USA
Config info
Rotorcraft typeHelicopter
Config
Single rotor
Way of counteracting main rotor torque
Tail rotor
Weights
Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)
386
kg
Manufacturers empty weight (MEW)
227
kg
Cabin and cockpit
Maximum number of people onboard
1
Main rotor
Main rotor type
Semi-rigit
Main rotor direction of rotation
Counterclockwise
Number of blades
2
Tail rotor
Tail rotor type
Classic tail rotor
Tail rotor direction of rotation
Clockwise
Number of blades
2
Powerplant
Engine model
Solar T62
Engine type
Turboshaft
Number of engines
1
Total maximum power
90
HP
Fuel system
Fuel tank capacity
79
l
Performance
Maximum horizontal flight speed (Vh)
177
km/h
Cruise speed (Vc)
153
km/h
Best rate of climb
4.6
m/s
Maximum service ceiling
3353
m
Hover ceiling IGE
2896
m
Maximum range
257
km
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