Helicopter LoneStar Sport. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter LoneStar Sport. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter LoneStar Sport. Specifications. A photo.


LoneStar Sport - Ultra-light helicopter single sport developed in 1990, the American corporation «Star Aviation Inc.».


Photo LoneStar Sport


The helicopter became LoneStar Sport designed in 80-ies of the last century, at the same time, if at the initial stage of the development of this aircraft was considered solely as a private aircraft, then later, Aircraft management corporation «Star Aviation Inc.» has come to the opinion that design and specifications of the aircraft can be somewhat improved, taking into account that the high maneuverability of the aircraft, was to provide an opportunity to the helicopter used as a sports agent.

Helicopter LoneStar Sport has a very compact, but high-quality execution of light construction, which provides not only a simple production, but also reduces resistance during flight, making this aircraft is well managed by an aircraft that does is important, especially given the fact that the helicopter was considered exclusively as a private vehicle.


LoneStar Sport Photo


Ultra-light aircraft model LoneStar Sport made its first flight in 1990 year, and due to the fact that the aircraft was able to successfully pass all the required tests, he was granted permission to operate. The serial production of the helicopter entered the 1991 year, and in spite of the virtual absence of any design project itself could very well prove that provided the aircraft high demand among private owners.

The power plant has one helicopter piston aircraft engines, which can be set depending on the wishes of the buyer directly. In particular, aviarazrabotchikami possible to use four major brands of aircraft piston engines:

  • Rotax 582 UL (64 hp);
  • Hirth 2706-2C2 (65 hp);
  • Rotax 618 UL (74 hp);
  • Hirth F-30-EP2 (94 hp).

As a rule, the layout with more powerful power plants operated as a sports aircraft at the same time, the use of aircraft engine brand Hirth F-30-EP2, allowing the helicopter to reach speeds in 160 km \ h.


Control panel LoneStar Sport


The cabin as such in the helicopter model LoneStar Sport absent - its role is performed by a single pilot's seat and all the controls are available here. For a variety of reasons related tend to drag, flying at a speed of more than 120 km \ h., The pilot brought the discomfort, however, on the whole aircraft LoneStar Sport fully satisfy the needs of owners. Due to lack of booths and special equipment, the helicopter LoneStar Sport can not be used to transport cargo on its board.


Specifications LoneStar Sport.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: none;
  • helicopter length: 4,09 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 2,23 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 6,1 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 190 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 310 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 96 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 135 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 375 km. (Depending on version) ;;
  • Maximum flight height: 2800 m .;
  • Powerplant: Rotax 582 UL (depending on version);
  • Power: 64 hp (Depending on version).


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