|Empty Weight||300 kg|
|Rotor Diamete||9,14 m|
|Chord Diameter||0,214 m|
|Propeller Diameter||1,66 m, four blades|
|Fuel Consumption||18 l/h|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||70 l|
|Airframe:||Fuselage, landing gear, instrument panel, tail and wheel pants from fiber glass composite|
|Propeller made of composite|
|Rotor head produced by Niki|
|Aluminium Rotor Blade 30’’ from Sport Copter, USA|
|Engine Type||Subaru EJ 22|
|Maximum Speed||165 km/h|
|Minimum Speed||30 km/h|
|Cruise Speed||130 km/h|
|Vertical Speed||4 m/s|
|Maximum Altitude||3000 m|
|Take off Roll||50 - 100 m|
|Landing Roll||0 - 20 m|
|Endurance||4 h with 30 min reserve|
|Engine TBO||1500 h|
|Rotor TBO||1500 h|
|Full warranty service||2 years or 300 h|
Apis is a regular gyrocopter who develops and improves its predecessor Niki 2004. Apis has longer cockpit and has some slight changes that increase the flight comfort. It has side-by-side seat, fully composite fuselage and tail.
This machines was the basic concept that helps Niki Rotor Aviation to invest time and efforts in developing the gyrocopter area in Bulgaria.
Apis opens new boundaries for the light aviation and presents which are the advantages of light aviation. First flights were made in 2008 during aviation event in Plovdiv. Afterwards, the gyro fans show significant increase and interests.
Now Niki Rotor Aviation can produce and equipped the machine based on your own requirements and specifications.