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    Vortech, Inc.
    P. O. Box 511
    Fallston, MD 21047
    United States

    Phone: 410-668-2757

    http://www.prismz.com/helio
    zacht01@hotmail.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type RotorcraftSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories Helicopter, Ultralight
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 63Service Ceiling (ft) 10000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 50Rate of Climb (fpm) 800
    Stall Speed (mph)Takeoff Distance (ft)
    Range (statute mi) 75Landing Distance (ft)
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Kawasaki 440
    Design Horsepower 42H.P. Low Range 42
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 5H.P. High Range 55
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 150Useful Load (lb) 270
    Gross Weight (lb) 420
    Wing Area (ft2) 113Length (ft) 12
    Wingspan (ft) 12Height (ft) 8
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design RotorFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 400Number Built & Flown 8
    Kit Cost ($US) $16,995Plans Cost ($US) $28
    Build Cost Range $18,000 - $18,000
    COMMENTS:
    Easily built with ordinary hand tools. Simple bolt-together construction. Qualifies as an ultralight. Rotax 447 or 503 optional. Plans, $28, $33 foreign. Estimated building cost from scratch is $1500.