Helicopter RotorWay RW7. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter RotorWay RW7. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter RotorWay RW7. Specifications. A photo.


RotorWay RW7 - American light helicopter designed by the company «RotorWay Helicopters Inc.» in 2015 year.


Photo RotorWay RW7


The helicopter model RotorWay RW7 became designed by American designers in the 2011 year. Aircraft manufacturers of «RotorWay Helicopters Inc.» intended to create a light, but at the same time a multi-purpose aircraft that can be widely used as a private operation, and in the commercial, which would allow the project quite a lot of popularity, despite the fact that The functionality of the aircraft model RotorWay RW7 very limited.

Designers have provided for the helicopter is not only an attractive appearance, but also made the optimization of shape of the aircraft, which ensured him a good aerodynamics, and as a result, easy operation, high maneuverability and good reliability.


RotorWay RW7 a photo


His first test trials helicopter RotorWay RW7 suffered in the middle of the year 2015. All planned experiments culminated in a very successful, and the project was able to prove its prospects, and therefore at the beginning of the year 2016 the aircraft went into production, which continues to be to this day.

The issue was carried out by helicopters «RotorWay Helicopters Inc.» in two basic versions - is fully ready for use, and designed for self-assembly of the future owners. Thanks to the unification of the main units and elements of the helicopter, while its assembly is very small, while the costs, according to the January 2016 years, was only 117 500 thousand US dollars, taking into account the flight performance is very acceptable.


Helicopter RotorWay RW7


The cabin of the helicopter RotorWay RW7 has sufficiently compact size - can accommodate only two people, and, the helicopter can not be adapted to transport any cargo. Due to the paired control, the helicopter can be operated as the training means that for a relatively small cost it must ensure that the aircraft high level of popularity.

Light aircraft model RotorWay RW7 equipped power plant consisting of a piston aircraft engine brand Lycoming IO-320, the ability to develop traction in 160 hp The helicopter can carry RotorWay RW7 flights on distances of up to 520 kilometers, with the ability to perform the flight at speeds of about 205 km \ h. (Maximum speed).

To date, the issue of model helicopters RotorWay RW7 performed Aircraft Company «RotorWay Helicopters Inc.» only as a kit for self-assembly.


Specifications RotorWay RW7.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: 1 people;
  • helicopter length: 7,24 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 2,42 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 6,86 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 320 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 750 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 180 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 205 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 520 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4600 m .;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming IO-320;
  • Power: 160 hp


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