Helicopter CHI KC 518 Adventourer. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter CHI KC 518 Adventourer. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter CHI KC 518 Adventourer. Specifications. A photo.


Composite Helicopters International KC 518 Adventourer - New Zealand's multi-purpose helicopter, developed in 2012, the company «Composite Helicopters International».


Photo CHI KC 518 Adventourer


Design of multi-purpose civilian aircraft model ship Composite Helicopters International KC 518 Adventourer (CHI KC 518 Adventourer) started New Zealand aircraft manufacturers of the company «Composite Helicopters International» at the end of 2000-ies. Despite its purpose and multi-purpose functionality, the aircraft is positioned exclusively as a private aircraft, having a relatively small price, but in fact, experts have no doubt that the helicopter could be an excellent complement the scope of commercial aviation.

The CHI KC 518 Adventourer helicopter can be used for a wide variety of purposes, including as a private air taxi, which, in fact, can pay off only within a few years of its operation; as a private aircraft, as a means of business aviation, as well as as a universal aircraft suitable for transporting cargo on board.


CHI KC 518 Adventourer photo


The aircraft CHI KC 518 Adventourer have a good aerodynamic performance, which in turn betrays the aircraft high flight characteristics, in particular, we are talking about a high movement speed, good handling and high maneuverability.

The first flight of the helicopter CHI KC 518 Adventourer held May 8 2012 years, and, sure enough aircraft passed all required tests, with the result that was sent to the production in the same year. The issue of helicopters is carried out by the New Zealand Aircraft «Composite Helicopters International» solely as a kit for self-assembly, thereby, aircraft of this model have a low value, which, according to 2012 340 year amounted to thousands of dollars.


Helicopter CHI KC 518 Adventourer


Cabin for transportation 518 man helicopter CHI KC 6 Adventourer designed, including one pilot and five passengers, which makes this aircraft is very popular both in the territory most of New Zealand, as well as abroad, including in a number of countries in Asia, in Australia and USA. In addition to the transport of persons, the vehicle can also be used to transport goods, the weight of which does not exceed 850 kg.

Helicopter CHI KC 518 Adventourer equipped ustanvokoy power turbine type. Consisting of one aircraft engine brand Rolls Royce RR250T63-700, 320 having thrust in hp, which provides aircraft the ability to accelerate to maximum speed in 295 km \ h., At the maximum flight distance in kilometers 890.

Production of model helicopters CHI KC 518 Adventourer carried out in two basic versions:

  • CHI KC 518 Adventourer C18 - Basic production version of the aircraft;
  • CHI KC 518 Adventourer C20 - An improved version of the aircraft.


Specifications CHI KC 518 Adventourer.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: 4-5 people (depending on the layout of the cabin);
  • helicopter length: 8,8 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 3,5 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 9,02 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 794 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1542 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 250 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 295 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 890 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4270 m .;
  • Powerplant: Rolls Royce RR250T63-700;
  • Power: 320 hp


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