Helicopter Nolan HJ-51. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter Nolan HJ-51. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter Nolan HJ-51. Specifications. A photo.


Nolan HJ-51 - ultra-light single American-made helicopter, developed in 1998, the company «Nolan Brothers».


Helicopter photos Nolan HJ-51


The aircraft model Nolan HJ-51 became established in the mid-90's ultra-light aircraft as a private vessel, ensuring the future owners the ability to move at short distances. At its core, the helicopter was supposed to be a new means of transport, however, despite the fact that the project is subsequently enjoyed great popularity, the helicopter was not able to win a big demand among private consumers.

Helicopter Nolan HJ-51 has a very simple frame structure, which provides a relatively simple assembly of aircrafts of this model, especially since the release of the aircraft was carried out as self-assembly kits for future owners. Moreover, quite a simple design of the aircraft provided the aircraft and more simple conditions of production, reducing costs and allowing potential customers the most favorable price.


Nolan HJ-51 photo


The first flight tests of the aircraft model Nolan HJ-51 been in 1998 year, and in view of the fact that the testing stage, there were no abnormalities, and the flight itself was quite successful, the project was allowed to serial production, which was deployed in the same year .

To ensure proper security, the design of the helicopter Nolan HJ-51 extra effort on the front side, but despite this fact, the helicopter Nolan HJ-51 has a fairly low weight, which ensures a minimum fuel consumption and high maneuverability. Nevertheless, despite all these factors, the aircraft Nolan HJ-51 can not be used as a sports aircraft that is mainly due to a sufficiently low speed flight.


Helicopter Nolan HJ-51


On board his helicopter model Nolan HJ-51 can carry only one person, and, due to the virtual absence of the cockpit, the aircraft may not be used to transport any cargo, which greatly limits the scope of applicability of the aircraft.

Ultra-light aircraft model Nolan HJ-51 equipped power plant consisting of two piston engines Hirth 2706 brands, each of which has its own traction capacity of 65 hp, which provides high lifting force aircraft. The maximum speed of flight of the aircraft of this model is 130 km \ h., While he can carry a helicopter flights over distances of up to 200 kilometers.

Helicopter Manufacturing Nolan HJ-51 was short-lived, and now officially discontinued.


Specifications Nolan HJ-51.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: none;
  • helicopter length: 4,55 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 2,44 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 4,42 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 237 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 390 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 100 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 130 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 200 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 2800 m .;
  • Powerplant: 2 x Hirth 2706;
  • Power: 2 x 65 hp


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