Helicopter Aero HC-2 Heli Baby. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter Aero HC-2 Heli Baby. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter Aero HC-2 Heli Baby. Specifications. A photo.

Aero HC-2 Heli Baby - Czechoslovak light multi-purpose helicopter designed aircraft company «Aero Vodochody» in 1954 year.

Aero HC-2 Heli Baby photos

Multiple aircraft became Czechoslovak aircraft manufacturers to design more in 1951 year. Before engineers and aviarazrabotchikami was breech associated with the need to design a small two-seater aircraft, suitable for transportation on its board of two people, or a compact cargo weighing up to 100 kg.

The development of a multi-purpose helicopter model Aero HC-2 Heli Baby was carried out by Czechoslovak specialists without using any base, however, despite this fact, the aircraft was designed very quickly, moreover, its technical and flight tests did not reveal any shortcomings, due to with which, already in 1955, the project was officially presented, and after a few more months, the model was put into production.

Helicopter Aero HC-2 Heli Baby has a very compact size, which makes this aircraft very maneuverable, allowing you to effectively use its capabilities in patrolling the area, when performing aerial photography, when transporting people and small loads.

Photo Aero HC-2 Heli Baby

The helicopter was designed with a slope of its multipurpose use, in particular, it suggested that he could be used in both civil and military aviation, however, the greatest interest in the data of the aircraft showed it was the armed forces of this country.

During the entire release period, Czechoslovak aviarazrabotchikami 200 aircrafts of this model were built, most of which ceased to operate in the 90-ies of the last century, which was associated with the emergence of new and more sophisticated aircraft, however, part of the helicopter model Aero HC- 2 Heli Baby continues to operate to this day.

The cockpit of the Aero HC-2 Heli Baby helicopter has a fairly compact size, and can accommodate only two people on board the aircraft - one pilot and passenger. If necessary. The passenger seat of the helicopter can be dismantled, and on board this aircraft will be able to transport about one centner of payload, which is not so much for this type of aircraft.

Cabin Aero HC-2 Heli Baby

The power plant of the aircraft of this model consists of one piston aircraft engine of the Praga DH brand or Avia M 110H brand, each of which has four working cylinders, however, in the first case, the thrust developed is only 83 hp, while in the second - 105 hp, which affects the flight performance. When using a low-power power plant, the helicopter is able to accelerate to maximum speed in 130 km / h and cover the distances to 150 kilometers.

Specifications Aero HC-2 Heli Baby.

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: 1 people;
  • helicopter length: 10,5 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 2,3 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 8,8 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 370 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 580 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 105 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 130 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 150 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3030 m .;
  • Powerplant: Praga DH;
  • Power: 83 hp

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