Helicopter Pawnee Chief. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter Pawnee Chief. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter Pawnee Chief. Specifications. A photo.


Pawnee Chief - US light helicopter designed in 2005, the aircraft manufacturer «Pawnee Aviation».


Pawnee Chief photo


The helicopter model Pawnee Chief began to develop the American aircraft manufacturer «Pawnee Aviation» at the beginning of 2000-ies. Needless aircraft was designed on the basis of single aircraft model Pawnee Warrior, however, were taken as a basis for only a few previous developments, and in general, helicopter design has undergone a number of significant changes, including how to have concerned appearance and the technical part.

The aircraft Pawnee Chief is essentially a full-fledged private aircraft, capable of carrying on its board of both people and large loads, which makes it highly effective, while the cost of the model is very low, which provided the aircraft high demand among consumers.

Pawnee Chief helicopter made its first flight in December 2005 years and due to the fact that all tests have been passed the test aircraft is very successful, the model will go into series production. The original release of aircraft Pawnee Chief model was implemented as a ready-made to the operation of aircraft, but later, in order to minimize the cost of the vehicle, experts have begun to release exclusively for self-assembly kits.


Photo Pawnee Chief 


The cabin of the helicopter Pawnee Chief has a semi-open type which is somewhat limits the placing on board an aircraft goods, and does not allow the aircraft to accelerate to high flight speeds, which, however, does not diminish the relevance of this model.

On board the aircraft Pawnee Chief can accommodate up to three people - a pilot and two passengers, at the same time, in the case if the board is expected to carry three people, transportation in the cabin of an aircraft any goods is not possible, however, for the carriage of two people (pilot and one passenger), the helicopter can take on board up to 200 kilogram payload.


Cab Pawnee Chief 


The helicopter of the Pawnee Chief model is equipped with a power plant consisting of a single piston four-cylinder aircraft engine of the Chevrolet V-8 brand, with a power of 305 hp. With a relatively light aircraft design, and a very productive power plant, the Pawnee Chief helicopter can accelerate to a cruising speed of 140 km / h, and cover distances of up to 400 kilometers.

To date, the production of helicopters Pawnee Chief officially terminated, including as a set for self-assembly.


Specifications Pawnee Chief.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: 2 person (depending on the layout of the cabin);
  • helicopter length: 9,83 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 2,49 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 9,14 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 689 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1089 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 140 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 165 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 400 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3050 m .;
  • Powerplant: Chevrolet V-8;
  • Power: 305 hp



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