Helicopter AP-55 Air-project. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter AP-55 Air-project. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter AP-55 Air-project. Specifications. A photo.


AP-55-Air Project - Russian light helicopter designed in 2012, the design office "Air-project."


Helicopter scheme AP-55 Air-project


Russian experts, aircraft manufacturers have become engaged in designing four-seater multipurpose aircraft model AP-55 Air-project at the end of 2000-ies. The new aircraft had to find broad support both from private owners, as well as in the field of civil aviation in general, as its long-term aircraft performance as superior not only to the domestic counterparts, but also aircraft of this type of foreign manufacturers.

Helicopter Air-Project AP-55 has a compact design that provides the aircraft high levels of maneuverability and speed factor, which in turn allows its use in a variety of areas ranging from the ordinary carriage of passengers, whether in commercial or private sphere, and ending with the transport of small loads, performance patrol and surveillance flights, etc.


Photo Air-Project AP-55


The aircraft Avia-Project AP-55 equipped with modern navigation equipment, ensuring the aircraft is the most essential features required for the organization of safe and comfortable flights, which also had to ensure at all important demand in these aircraft.

The Avia-Proekt AP-55 helicopter underwent its first flight tests in 2013, and due to the fact that all tests were successfully completed and without any hesitations or problems, the management of the Avia-Proekt company announced the imminent launch of serial production of this models that. as expected, it should have become interesting both in the country and abroad.


Salon Air-Project AP-55


The cockpit of the aircraft model Avia-Project AP-55 is designed for 4-5 people, including one pilot and three or four passengers (depending on the layout of the cabin), moreover, in addition to transporting people, the helicopter can also be used to transport small small-sized cargo with a total weight up to 300 kilograms, which was also supposed to ensure the demand for the aircraft. Nevertheless, taking into account the cost of this aircraft, the Avia-Project AP-55 helicopter is focused mainly on the business aviation sector, and therefore in the civilian sector of Russian aviation.

Helicopter AP-55 Air-power project equipped ustanvokoy turbine type, consisting of one aircraft engine brand Rolls-Royce Model 250-C20-B / J, having the model structure and capacity of 420 hp Through the use of a sufficiently powerful propulsion system, helicopter AP-55 Air-project can be accelerated up to speed in 265 km \ h. (Maximum value), and to overcome the distance to 515 kilometers.


Specifications AP-55-Air project.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: 3-4 person (depending on the layout of the cabin);
  • helicopter length: 7,42 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 3,04 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 6,48 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 940 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1365 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 240 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 265 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 515 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4200 m .;
  • Powerplant: Rolls-Royce Model 250-C20-B / J;
  • Power: 420 hp


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