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    RAF 2000 GTX SE 2.5 FI Gyroplane

    Rotary Air Force SA Pty Ltd (Rotary Air Force Marketing, Inc.)
    233B Diedericks Road
    Upington, Northern Cape
    South Africa

    Phone: +27 543313534

    http://www.rafsa.co.za
    info@rafsa.co.za

    CATEGORY:
    Type RotorcraftSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Gyroplane, Pusher
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 140Service Ceiling (ft) 10000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 85Rate of Climb (fpm) 1750
    Stall Speed (mph)Takeoff Distance (ft) 75
    Range (statute mi) 660Landing Distance (ft)
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Subaru EJ 25
    Design Horsepower 160H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 23H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 810Useful Load (lb) 730
    Gross Weight (lb) 1540
    Wing Area (ft2) 706Length (ft) 13.6
    Wingspan (ft) 30Height (ft) 8
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design RotorFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 40
    Landing Gear Tricycle, Tailwheel
    Materials Composite, Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 150Number Built & Flown 35
    Kit Cost ($US) $31,500Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $32,000 - $
    COMMENTS:
    No longer in the aviation business.