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Helisport CH-7 "Kompress"

Previously known as EliSport, the company markets the Kompress, a development of the CH-6 produced in 1987 by the Argentine designer Augusto Cicare. US agent is Lancair.

HeliSport CH-7 Kompress two-seat light helicopter


TYPE: Two-seat ultralight helicopter kitbuilt.

PROGRAMME: CH-6 project acquired in 1989 by HeliSport; added new cockpit by sports car designer Marcello Gandini; renamed CH-7 Angel, two-seat version became Kompress.


CH-7 Kompress: Standard version, as described.

CH-7 Mariner: Float-equipped version. Multi-tube inflatable floats add 15kg to empty weight.

CH-7 Angel: Single-seat version, powered by either 47.8kW Rotax 582 UL (as Angel 582) or 59.6kW Rotax 912 UL (as Angel 912). Max take-off weight of both versions is 300kg.

CUSTOMERS: Some 140 flying by 2002. Owners in Australia, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Taiwan, USA and elsewhere.

COSTS: Basic kit, less engine and tax €66,000 (2003).

DESIGN FEATURES: Small 'penny-farthing' helicopter with two-blade, semi-rigid, teetering main and two-blade rotors; pod-and-boom fuselage; sweptback upper and lower fins, latter with tailskid. Main rotor transmission by single 10cm five-groove Goodyear belt. Main rotor has 10,000-hour life, on condition. Quoted build time 200 hours; quick-build kit 85 hours.

Rotor blade aerofoil sections NACA 8-H-12 (main) and NACA 63-014 (tail); 1.5kg main rotor tip weights; max 520 rpm main, 2,808 rpm tail rotor.

FLYING CONTROLS: Conventional and manual, by pushrods and bell cranks.

STRUCTURE: Welded 4130 steel tube cabin frame, with nitrogen filling; glass fibre cockpit shell and Plexiglas or Lexan canopy; 2024T3 anodised aluminium alloy tailboom and landing skids. Rotor blades of composites (main) and aluminium alloy (tail).

LANDING GEAR: Fixed; twin-skid type.

POWER PLANT: One 84.6kW Rotax 914 piston engine. Fuel capacity 40 litres standard in all versions; additional 19 litre tank optional.

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Helisport CH-7 "Kompress"

Technical data for CH-7 "Kompress"

Main rotor diameter: 6.27m, tail rotor diameter: 1.03m, overall length, rotors turning: 7.41m, fuselage length: 5.31m, height to top of rotor head: 2.31m, empty weight (Europe): 245kg, take-off weight (Europe): 450kg, never-exceed speed: 209km/h, cruising speed: 160km/h, max rate of climb: 450m/min, service ceiling: 5000m, hovering ceiling, IGE: 3500m, hovering ceiling, OGE: 2500m, range with normal fuel: 552km, range with optional fuel: 719km, endurance: 3h 40min

HeliSport CH-7 Kompress two-seat light helicopter

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Jesse gash, e-mail, 26.09.2016reply

Price an how much to ship to Arkansas

parrot, e-mail, 28.09.2010reply

je suis interess par cette machine avec le kit agricole - je n'arrive pas obtenir d'informations du reprsentant franais auquel je me suis adress tant moi mme frabais rsidant en Afrique - merci l'avance de me confier un bon commercial, 16.10.2010reply

We are selling night vision scopes in Europa.
Best regards.

Jim Brown, e-mail, 06.12.2010reply

You said this model has been sold to customers in Taiwan. Can you tell me if it was a private or government use customer? Or is there an agent in Taiwan?

John Yi, e-mail, 23.12.2010reply

If I want to buy this, how can I contact you and is there any way to communicate with you to have more information about CH7 - Angel for two seated one.

Cristiano, e-mail, 19.01.2011reply

Gostaria de saber o valor do custo operacional desta aeronave quanto sai em dólar por hora voada. Alguem saberia me informar?

Heliman, e-mail, 11.02.2011reply

Look please pprune org /rotorheads /442383-tail-blade-fail-kompress-ch-7-please-help.html

roger a roberts, e-mail, 12.05.2011reply

66000.00 dollars is too much money for this aircraft

air gen. spork, e-mail, 22.05.2011reply

we need 99 any one sale ?

Sanjay Banerjee, e-mail, 16.06.2011reply

I am sanjay Banerjee from INDIA. I can give true,& evidance all information about above matter or subject. Therefore i will take some commission or persentage. MOBILE NO : - 91 9907940313. Note : - I CAN (LIASIONING) GIVE ALL INFORMATION ABOUT MY COUNTRY'S INDIA.

CAILLE JEAN PAUL, e-mail, 15.08.2011reply

je suis a la recherche d'un KOMPRESS CHARLIE d'occasi
on me faire offre Merci JPC

daryl telfer, e-mail, 18.12.2011reply

would love too own one

David Schank, e-mail, 07.05.2012reply

I would like to know who to contact to purchase a kit and where they sell them?

Marjo, e-mail, 04.06.2012reply

Ch-7, very nice (two seater?), but price is to high.

AERO SYSTEMES, e-mail, 10.06.2010reply

4 CH7 Kompress available for sale / France
Best regards

hou, e-mail, 08.06.2010reply

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Roger, e-mail, 15.01.2010reply

The R-22 is quite tricky rising to a hover. Also, in an
autorotation you must quick. A real one could buy you the farm.The Safari is very nice,even better than the H-13 [Bell
47 Military USA] one I flew instruments during flight trng.
I havn't flown the Kompress.

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