Helicopter Canadian Home Rotors Safari. Specifications. A photo.
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Helicopter Canadian Home Rotors Safari. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter Canadian Home Rotors Safari. Specifications. A photo.

Canadian Home Rotors Safari - Canadian lightweight multipurpose helicopter developed in 1992, the company «Safari Helicopter».

Canadian Home Rotors Safari Photo

Small aircraft model Canadian Home Rotors Safari Canadian aircraft manufacturers have begun to develop in the second half 80-ies of the last century. Before engineers and designers had a task to create a project of a small multi-purpose aircraft that can be widely used in private use, however, an important condition for the development of the project was a low price, since this factor has the greatest popularity in the demand for small helicopters.

First produced by Canadian aviarazrabotchikami developments on this project almost did not yield any results, as a consequence, it was proposed to design borrowing from the model helicopter Bell 47, which are highly popular and has a simple structure. After a series of improvements carried out, in the year 1992 aircraft of this model could make its first flight, which was very successful, after which the aircraft was sent to production.

In the production of the helicopter model Canadian Home Rotors Safari was solely as a kit for self-reassembly future owner, allowing to minimize the costs to the production of aircraft that made a proper success - according to official figures, for the period from 1992 on 2005 year was created and implemented 120 helicopters of the current model (including modifications and one prototype).

Photo Canadian Home Rotors Safari

The cabin of the helicopter Canadian Home Rotors Safari has a fairly limited size and allows to stay on board only two people - a pilot and a passenger. In most cases, this aircraft is used as a private aircraft, but other than that, it also found application in the commercial sector, where it is used for the organization of services for the transportation of passengers over short distances (air taxi), as tour the aircraft, and so on. d.

Initially, the helicopter intended to be used also in the military sphere as a patrol aircraft means, however, later on this decision was taken to abandon due to a number of restrictions due to the design and the technical part of the aircraft.

The power plant of the Canadian Home Rotors Safari helicopter consists of a single piston aircraft engine of the brand Lycoming O-360-C2C (depending on the modification and configuration of the aircraft), which is capable of developing thrust in 180 hp Thanks to the power plant used, the helicopter can accelerate to speed in 160 km / h and fly over distances up to 435 kilometers.

Helicopter Canadian Home Rotors Safari

Production of model helicopters Canadian Home Rotors Safari conducted by Canadian aircraft manufacturers in the following variants:

  • Safari 400 - The basic version of the aircraft;
  • Safari 500 - A modernized version of the helicopter.

Specifications Canadian Home Rotors Safari.

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: 1 people;
  • helicopter length: 9,22 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 2,44 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 7,72 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 431 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 726 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 140 km \ h. (Depending on configuration);
  • Maximum flight speed: 160 km \ h. (Depending on configuration);
  • Maximum flight distance: 435 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3050 m .;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming O-360-C2C (depending on configuration);
  • Power: 180 hp (Depending on configuration).

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