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A highly versatile and affordable single-place helicopter!

In flight

Developed from an award-winning design, pilot's have expressed amazement at this craft's stability and maneuverability. The Skylark can be flown in the Experimental Aircraft category. Although this is one of the more affordable homebuilts, the airframe along with all major components have been designed for quality, dependability and durability.

Features of the Skylark:
Full helicopter flight: vertical take-offs & landings; forward, backward & sideward flight; hovering.
Standard helicopter control system
All-aluminum main- & tail-rotor blades
Aircraft-grade steel & aluminum airframe & major components, plus all AN hardware
Full instrumentation

The Skylark
Skylark + pilot SPECIFICATIONS OF THE SKYLARK

Height............................................................... 7 ft
Length..................................................... 17-1/2 ft
Empty Weight.......................................... 350 lbs
Gross Weight ......................................... 725 lbs
Payload Weight ...................................... 375 lbs
Main Rotor Diameter ................................. 19 ft
Tail Rotor Diameter ...............................3-1/2 ft
Engine ................................................ Rotax 582
Horsepower ..................................................... 65
Power Loading (lbs/h.p.) ............................ 10.8
Disc Loading (lbs/sq ft) ................................ 2.5
Maximum Speed .................................... 95 mph
Cruise Speed .......................................... 70 mph
Rate Of Climb .................................... 1,000 fpm
Maximum Altitude ............................... 12,500 ft

Here is a site that sells outstanding rotor blades for your Skylark helicopter!
instrument panel rotor head
Skylark Construction Plans:

Reduced-size prints
11" X 17" format (complete):

Only $75 (add $6 post U.S., $16 foreign)

Full size prints
18" X 24" format (complete):

Only $175 (add $7 post U.S., $22 foreign)

Skylark flight-demo video:
$25 (add $4 post U.S., $9 foreign)
SPECIAL: To order video with plans, add $17
engine


HOW TO ORDER

With a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express), you can order 24 hours a day:

  • ONLINE, via secure order form

  • by PHONE: 410-663-8022

  • by FAX: 410-668-8518

  • Or, you can MAIL a check, money order, or credit card number & expiration information to:

     

     

    VORTECH, Inc., Box 511-W, Fallston, MD 21047

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