A Superb and Popular Single-Seater!
MINI-500 One-Seat Helicopter—Complete!
single-seat, experimental helicopter,
complete. Built in 1996; received Air-Worthiness Certificate
in 1997 and first flown in 1997. Only 62.8 hrs. total time
(ncludes 20+ hours of ground run-ups). N500ZX; S/N 0153.
70hp Rotax 582 engine;
composite main rotorblades and aluminum tail rotor blades (both
sets are statically balanced and installed); full instrumentation; shaft-driven tail rotor; a
comfortable full-cabin enclosure. Aircraft is factory equipped
and has been updated in accord with the manufacturer's service
bulletins, directives and ADs. Factory service letters and directives
are collected in binders.
Extras and upgrades:
window vents (assembled and ready to mount); LED spotlight; rear strobe light; PEP
(performance-enhancement) exhaust pipe; mast-support kit
(installed); new heavy-duty bearings in main rotorblade cones;
sintered brass in tail-rotor pitch mechanism (replaces the steel
balls); new and re-wired
electrical system; electrical switch cluster on collective
(push-button start + additional 3-position switches); switch
cluster on cyclic (2-position trigger, push-button and hat 4-way
switch); aircraft breaker panel; throttle governor w/spring
override (Rostra speed control); fuel-flow transducer and gauge;
preflight fuel-inspection drain; Kevlar-fortified skid bottoms wilth wear-resistant epoxy putty;
cargo hook (30 lb.-load rated); new hardware and rod-end
bearings. Helicopter was completely rebuilt by an A&P
Condition: Mechanically excellent
(interior/exterior: a 9/10). Cosmetically good to excellent
(interior/exterior: a 6/10). Minor hangar rash on left
side of cabin and window flashing. Fiberglass shell, door
assesmblies, latches and acrylic windshield in good condition.
Frame in good condition, with no cracks, rust or corrosion. All
removable chromoly frame sections were repainted and new AN
hardware was installed throughout (mechanic's notes have been
added to assembly manual).
Helicopter is in hover-ready condition. Extended flight requires dynamic balance of the main and
tail rotorblades; main fuel tank needs mounting and plumbing
(all hardware and extra fuel line are included); weight-and-balance fine tuning
required; FAA registration is expired and Condition Inspection (Annual)
included with purchase:
A single-axle flat-bed trailer with built-in tool box (see
box for main rotor blades; extra AN hardware and lubricants;
Bing 54 carb jets and needles; hand-drawn electrical-system
schematics and operational instructions with special tools and
Handbook; original-owner flight
log; Condition Inspection checklist; assembly manual; service notices; letters and directives
from the manufacturer.
Always stored indoors. Ready for pickup.
Located in California (about 40 miles southeast of Bakersfield).
Reason for sale: owner is moving and can't take helicopter.
Delivery is possible for a fee.
Length: 22½ ft; height: 8 ft; width: 5¼
ft.; empty weight: 450 lbs; max. payload: about 310 lbs;
horsepower: 70; max. speed: 110 mph; cruise: 75 mph; VNE: 130
mph; rate of climb: 1100 fpm; flight duration: 3 hours; max.
altitude: about 10,000+ ft.
Only $19,995 This
represents a substantial drop in price.
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