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American SportsCopter Ultrasport 496 helicopter

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Picture Ultrasport496
General
Manufacturer American SportsCopter
Type Ultrasport 496
Introduced 1/1/1995
In production? Yes
Units produced 0
Price US $ 49,000.00
Dimensions
Overall Length 26.75 ft
Length 0 ft
Height 8.25 ft
Width 0 ft
   
   
Description Experimental helicopter with two seats based on the Ultrasport 331. The Ultrasport 496 was designed to meet FAA regulations as an amateur built kit (FAA 21.191(g)). A 495 lbs empty weight ultra light trainer version is available by special order.
Update (2013): There is a turboshaft (Solar T62) retrofit available from LAE Helicopters (based in Cyprus).
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Design features
  • Composites rotor blades and fuselage
  • Tubular tailboom
  • Shaft-driven tail rotor
  • Tail rotor enclosed in a circular shroud
Description
Experimental helicopter with two seats based on the Ultrasport 331. The Ultrasport 496 was designed to meet FAA regulations as an amateur built kit (FAA 21.191(g)). A 495 lbs empty weight ultra light trainer version is available by special order.
Update (2013): There is a turboshaft (Solar T62) retrofit available from LAE Helicopters (based in Cyprus).
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Design features:
  • Composites rotor blades and fuselage
  • Tubular tailboom
  • Shaft-driven tail rotor
  • Tail rotor enclosed in a circular shroud
Performance
Persons 2
Max. Range 200 mi
Cruise Speed 69 mph
Max. Speed 103 mph
Max. rate of Climb 0 ft/min
HOGE ceiling 0 ft
Service Ceiling 0 ft
Gross Weight 1130 lb
Empty Weigt 600 lb
Useful Load 530 lb
Dynamic system
Fuel Capacity 18 gallons
Number of Engines 1
Engine Type Piston, 4 cylinder, Fuel injected
Engine Code Hirth H-30ES
Horse Power 102
Rotorhead
Number of rotorblades 2
Rotor Diameter 23 ft
Number of tail rotorblades 4
Tailrotor Diameter 2.6 ft
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4 Comments

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1  salvador

Sunday, March 15, 2015 7:15 PM

Estoy interesado en el ultrasport 496l, quisiera saber en que condiciones se encuentra, y en que pais se encuentra,  sería para llevar a España.  También quisiera saber el precio que se podría quedar,  por favor poner en euros.   Un saludo.
2  leon

Friday, January 8, 2016 5:53 PM

hello, is it still for sale? location, please. thanks, Leon
3  Mel Aparicio

Thursday, February 11, 2016 4:52 AM

Hola, Estoy poniendo a la venta un helicoptero Marca UltraSport 496, el helicoptero es del anio 99, recien se termino de armar de acuerdo a las especificaciones de la fabrica, tiempo total desde Nuevo 3.8 hrs, motor HIRTH de 95 hp, dos plazas, volando perfectamente, sin historialde danios. Precious: $65,000.00 usd. 
4  Derik Mata

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 3:50 AM

Greetings from Guatemala, Central America 
the company I'm working with is about to purchase a ultrasport 496 already in my country do you guys have any training course for transition from fixed wing to rotary? And how much is it for the training. Please let me know we are very interested best regards.



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