Helicopter Revolution Mini-500. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter Revolution Mini-500. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter Revolution Mini-500. Specifications. A photo.


Revolution Mini-500 - Single multi-purpose helicopter, developed by the American Aircraft Corporation «Revolution Helicopter Corporation» in 1992 year.


Revolution Mini-500 photo


US aviarazrabotchiki of the corporation «Revolution Helicopter Corporation» started designing aircraft model ship Revolution Mini-500 80-end of the last century. As a base of support, the American aircraft manufacturers have used a model helicopter Hughes 500, however, actually. To increase the popularity of the project and reduce the cost, the helicopter Revolution Mini-500 has lower performance, in particular, it can not be used for the transportation of goods to carry out long flights, etc.

The design of a helicopter Revolution Mini-500, compared to Hughes 500 model virtually not changed, however, by reducing the size, in particular as regards the length and height of the aircraft, the aircraft Revolution Mini-500 has greater maneuverability that enables him to use as a sports agent.

Its first flight the model of the Revolution Mini-500 made in 1992 year, however, it was officially presented to the public only in 1994 year, which was connected with the need to refine the technical part of the aircraft. Since 1994, the Revolution Mini-500 has been manufactured by Revolution Helicopter Corporation both as fully assembled and ready-to-operate variants and as self-assembly kits, and the production of the second variant was much more promising - Only for 5 years of production by aircraft builders was created about 500 sets, which indicates the obvious attractiveness of this model.


Photo Revolution Mini-500


The cabin of the helicopter Revolution Mini-500 has a fairly compact dimensions, which is why on-board aircraft can accommodate only one person at the same time, for all the same reasons, the helicopter can not be used as a vehicle for the transportation of goods. Among other things, the helicopter Revolution Mini-500 has proven himself as a sports air tools, though, as such, this class of aircraft, the model does not belong.

Helicopter Powerplant Revolution Mini-500 consists of a piston aircraft engine the Rotax brand 582, 64 has a capacity of HP, however, despite the rather low thrust, helicopter Revolution Mini-500 can accelerate to a maximum speed of flight in 185 km \ h. as well as to overcome the distance at distances of 360 kilometers.


Helicopter Revolution Mini-500


The following version of the aircraft model Revolution Mini-500:

  • Revolution Mini-500 - The basic production version of the helicopter;
  • Revolution Mini-500B - Weighted version of the aircraft.


Specifications Revolution Mini-500.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: none;
  • helicopter length: 6,88 m (depending on version).
  • The height of the helicopter: 2,5 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 5,8 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 150 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 375 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 125 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 185 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 360 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3420 m .;
  • Powerplant: Rotax 582;
  • Power: 64 hp ..



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