Twistair

The Twistair gyrocopter is a two or three seat tandem machine. It is a result of many months of work of our research and design department. The project is based on hours of consulting with mechanics, test pilots and potential users. We have created a very modern – as you can call it – “motorcycle of the sky”. It is very safe and comfortable. You can feel the wind on your face; it gives you unrivaled experience in the air.

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Length 4,55 m (179.13 in)
Width  1,85 m (72.83 in)
Height  2,78 m (109.45 in

 

Technical data 
Cockpit Dimensions 0.85 m (33.46 in)
Overall width 1.85 m (72.83 in)
Length (airframe) 4.55 m (179.13 in)
Height 2.78 m (109.45 in)
Wheel Diameter 350 mm (13.78 in)
Empty weight (no options) 260 kg (573.2 lb)
Max Payload 300 kg (661.4 lb)
Max Take-off Weight (1) 560 kg (1234.5 lb)
Powerplant Rotax 912
Configuration 4 flat cylinders 4T
Power 100 hp
Starter Electric
Intake 2 Carbs + turbo
Fuel Capacity 100 liters (26.42 gallons)
Proppeler AERO
Diameter 1750 mm (68.9in)
Rotor Trendak & Son aluminium
Diameter 8,4 m (27 ft)/ 8,6 m (28 ft)/ 8,8 m (29 ft)
Rotor Surface Area 55.38 m2 / 58 m2 / 60 m2
Performance 
Minimum speed 30 km/h (18 mph)
Cruise speed (75%) 120 km/h (75 mph)
Maximum speed 145 km/h (90 mph)
Vne 160 km/h (100 mph)
Rate of climb 4.5 m/s (886 ft/min)
Glide Ratio 3/1
Minimum distance T.O. 80 m (262 ft)
Minimum distance landing 0 – 5 m (0 – 17 ft)
Operational ceiling 4000 m (13120 ft)
Cruise fuel consumption ~ 18 l/h (4.75 gallons per hour)
Endurance ~ 5.5 h
Theoretical maximum range ~ 660 km (410 miles)

Standard equipment:
– Fuel siphon
– Blade tip pocket small
– Hydraulic rear brakes + park position
– Fuel siphon