An experimental helicopter project:
SCORPION-133 Two-Seat Helicopteró98% Complete!
Scorpion-133 two-seat helicopter project. Upgrade of a
1975/76 Scorpion, this RotorWay Scorpion has the 4-cycle
RW-133 engine. Engine has good compression and includes a new
timing belt. Most of the parts and components are included to
finish rebuilding this helicopter. It is in fair
condition (a 6/10) and has always been stored indoors. Was flown
in the 1990s and has about 50hrs total time. The manuals and
prints are included for the rebuild. Features include: high-style skid
struts, dual controls, plexiglass doors, metal main and tail
rotorblades, ground-handling wheels, instrument panel with
Work required: completing
the helicopter will primarily require re-welding onto frame the
last third of the tail boom (had been removed for storage);
remounting the main rotorhead and main and tail rotorrblades;
remounting the instrument panel; providing and wiring the
missing instruments (available from Aircraft Spruce &
Specialty); obtaining and installing a new tail-rotor control
cable (approx. $175); re-installing the transmission. Helicopter
is located in southern California.
More on the Scorpion...
Passengers: 2; Length: 22'; Height: 7.5'; Width
(cab): 4'; Rotor dia: 24'; Empty weight:
lbs.; Gross weight: 1,290 lbs.; Payload:
600 lbs.; Engine type/hp:
RW133 4 cycle 135 hp engine; Range: 200+ miles; Speed (max): 105 mph; Speed (cruise): 80 mph; Service
ceiling: 10,000'; Rate of climb: 900 ft/min
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