Aerocopter AK1-3

Lightweight two seat helicopter - details see:
Type: HelicopterCondition: NewPlace of Origin: Ukraine 
Aerocopter AK1-3
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AK1-3 Helicopter is an amazing lightweight helicopter that has been designed and built by DB Aerocopter company in cooperation with Antonov, Motor-Sich and Kharkiv Aerospace University (Ukraine).

The AK1-3 helicopter conforms to International Airworthiness Regulations (FAR, Part 27) for normal category rotorcraft and international noise abatement regulations. The AK1-3 is certified under The State Administration of Ukraine for Aviation Safety Oversight.

When empty, the helicopter weighs 390 kg. This allows it to be transportable by a small trailer attached to a car.

The cabin of the helicopter provides free accommodation for two members of the crew. The width of the cabin at shoulder level is 1200 mm. The cabin is made of composite materials.

The pilotage-navigating equipment of the helicopter allows for daytime flights in simple meteorological conditions according to the rules of visual flights. At the request of the customer, the system of onboard navigation GPS can be installed.

The airscrew consists of three blades with elastic fastening blades. The blades are made of composite materials with a nonlinear construction.

In the helicopter, the power-plant on the basis of the piston internal-combustion engine with liquid cooling EJ-25 "Subaru" is installed. The engine uses automobile gasoline with fuel performance number 95.

Helicopter maintenance checks include periodic inspections after 50, 100, 500, 1000 flight hours.

DB Aerocopter was founded in 1999 and for 12 years was created the organization with Product Lifecycle Management that included development, manufacture and maintenance of aircraft . The company has all the necessary certificates.

Crew, person


Empty helicopter weight, kg


Maximum Takeoff Weight, kg


Maximal ground speed , km/h


Ground cruising speed, km/h


Maximum ground climbing capacity

8 m/s

Static ceiling for hovering, m


Practical ceiling, m


Length of helicopter with blades, m


Rotor diameter, m


Tail rotor diameter, m


Engine - Subaru EJ-25, h.p./kW


Fuel consumption (A-95) at cruising speed,


Tank capacity, l


Flight duration at H=0 - 500 m with 5 % reserve


Maximum range with 5% reserve at recommended cruise speed

340 km

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