Going back to the future of rotor craft design is the basic concept of the AirScooter VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) vehicle by AirScooter Corporation of Henderson, Nevada. "The original Sikorsky rotorcraft helicopter concept was based on a coaxial design much like the AirScooter," says Woody Norris; internationally recognized inventor and AirScooter Corporation co-founder, "what we've done is package the coaxial design in a modern light-weight craft that allows for intuitive control and incredible maneuverability."
By eliminating the need and complexity of swashplates, collective and cyclic control through a coaxial rotor design a number of benefits beyond conventional helicopter designs are immediately realized. First; enhanced, intuitive flight controls are achieved by simple motorcycle-style handlebars and the absence of a tail rotor. To gain altitude, simply throttle up like you would on a motorcycle, turn left or right on the handlebars for craft rotation and move the handlebar assembly as a joystick for directional control (including reverse). No pedal controls are necessary, which means someone without the use of their legs can just as easily fly the AirScooter. Handlebar controls represent the most distinguishable feature of the AirScooter. AirScooter's patented design also provides an amazing level of stability while in the air and during flight.
In addition to intuitive and greatly simplified flight control, perhaps the AirScooter's greatest design feature, is that it falls into the ultralight weight class; requiring no pilot's license. Weight has long been the greatest obstacle to a successful ultralight coaxial design and AirScooter has overcome this obstacle by using superior design elements and space-age composite materials.
Unlike most recreational aircraft, the AirScooter is not a kit. The AirScooter will come completely assembled except for installation of the rotor blades and will include the added feature of extremely durable pneumatic floats instead of traditional helicopter skids. This feature further adds to the versatility of the AirScooter to get you wherever you want to go on land or swamp while providing a softer landing.
|Technical data for AirScooter II
Engine: 1 x 65hp AeroTwin four-stroke,
rotor diameter: 4.27m,
useful load: 150kg,
max speed: 100km/h
|Robert Hephner, e-mail, 22.05.2020||reply|
I would like to get more info. about this fine helicopter
|Patrick, e-mail, 14.11.2016||reply|
I want to buy cannot contact please email or phone australia 0447847865 thanking you
|Martin, e-mail, 24.06.2015||reply|
I would love to know more about this aircraft. Does it come in a kit form? Cost? Plans available? This is one of the coolest machines I've seen!
|Ananya, e-mail, 06.08.2013||reply|
i would like to know more about it.... i am a student,i want to do a small working project over this.
|Timothy Hill, e-mail, 23.01.2013||reply|
Please send price list of the air scooter i am so interested I WANT TO BUY ONE
|Jerry Brown, e-mail, 02.01.2013||reply|
I flew one of these and it ripped all my lovely long & shiney hair out by the roots, Damn that hurt, Had to smoke too much dope to kill enough brain cells so I could get the balls to fly this Piece of shit once more. Oh what a thrill as the engine roared to life & took mine. Sorry to say this weed eater on stearoids got the best of me .I'm inturned at the Lady of the evening cimatary Los Amgeles. Don't bother trying to find my head stone, some Mexican tweekers took it for recycling cash to buy more dope, You can't blame them none, Ever see Los Angeles or Mexifornia lately?
|patrick, e-mail, 09.05.2013||reply|
I would like to see engine, gearbox, and rotor configuration specs???
|manuel, e-mail, 21.09.2013||reply|
Don, you I know you know cause I'm also a pilot. but these other people thik they know it all and only think about consequences after is to late. Let them buy and crash and if they are lucky enough to survive just come back and say.
I TOLD YOU1
|Chris Creighton, e-mail, 30.08.2010||reply|
I am interested in a price sheet for this with the options available. Do you have a two seat version? I like the Aerotwin motor and am interested in the belt driven performance. Thank you.
|edson fernando lima oliveira, e-mail, 31.08.2010||reply|
O girocóptero pode ter VTOL igual ao helicóptero com pré-rotador ou precisara de 'roll' de pista mesmo assim ? O giro Lfino, o AS 18A e Mc Kulloch possuem VTOL de verdade ? Essa questão tenho interesse de saber com exatidão.Sou de São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil.
|Don Hillberg, e-mail, 15.09.2010||reply|
You people have no clue,This will kill you. Your better off with a live hand granade with the pin pulled...Damn your stupid....
|sima, e-mail, 25.10.2010||reply|
please give me more information about your helicopter.
I want to buy your helicopter
|Nikolay Petrov, e-mail, 12.11.2010||reply|
It is wonderfull!My dream in reality,I am pilot on motodelta and with my friend are almost ready with the same construction,based on Rotax582 65hp.With 6000rpm of engine we have 580rpm of rotor,if you have near tecnical data, can I use your blades?I will be very glad to write me
|royborden, e-mail, 14.12.2010||reply|
how much? what distance in english?
|John Lee, e-mail, 23.12.2010||reply|
I want to have more information about it:
1. What is Max. Flight time by one time of flight?
2. What is the price?
3. What is Engine horse power?
4. Is it easy to learn to flight?
|lindsey Scoffield, e-mail, 10.02.2011||reply|
please send me the price and availability thanks plus cruising speed and ceiling and flight time
|reinhard.pfeil, e-mail, 22.04.2011||reply|
This helicopter its not on the market,you dont can buy.
We have ready one small coaxial helicopter project.
|jimmy clause, e-mail, 31.05.2011||reply|
hey bro,i guest dis is quite amazing,i will like to fly one,and much dose dis cost.
|Guillermo Aguilera, e-mail, 17.06.2011||reply|
Hi How much does it cost please?
|john mcmullen, e-mail, 31.08.2011||reply|
what's the cost, do you have a two seat version, how long does it take for delivery. do you have anymore infomation about it. thank you
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