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Vortech is proud to offer what is without question the BEST and MOST COMPLETE set of plans
available for the most popular homebuilt helicopter ever developed—the Adams-Wilson Choppy.

A/W 95 in flight

The A/W 95 is the latest update of the Choppy, which dates back to the late 1950s. This new design has improved, state-of-the-art components that replace the obsolete or hard-to-find components used in the original.

For those seeking a solid, reliable, affordable homebuilt helicopter, the A/W 95  may indeed be the ultimate choice!

Features of the A/W 95:

A true helicopter: vertical take-off & landing
Forward, backward, sideward & hover flight
Easy, low-cost assembly
Built from widely available materials
Standard helicopter-type control system
Autorotates to a safe landing if engine fails
Uses the popular Rotax 503 engine (or equiv.)

Improvements of the A/W 95:

Higher power-to-weight engine
Easier-to-build landing gear
Improved, more durable swash plate
Improved, more durable tail rotor system
Improved control system
Enhanced rotor system for smoother flight
Updated airframe design

Min. speed: 0 mph/kph (hover) Cruise speed: 60 mph (97 kph)      
Empty weight: 272 lbs* (123 kilos)        Useful load: 225 lbs** (102 kilos)
Gross weight: 497 lbs** (222 kilos)         Main rotor diameter: 19.5' (5.94 m)
Main rotor chord: 7" (17.78 cm) Tail rotor diameter: 3'4" (102 cm)
Length: 15' (4.57 m) Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
Width: 5.75' (175 cm) Engine: Rotax 503 (or equiv.)**
Horsepower range: 50 - 75** Engine RPM: 6200 - 6500
Main rotor RPM: 435 - 450 Tail rotor RPM: 2800
Flight time (5 gal fuel): 1 hour± Max altitude: about 10,500 ft
* May qualify as an ultralight if empty weight is trimmed to 254 lbs
** Load & gross weight can be increased with larger engine
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