|Empty Weight||285 kg|
|Rotor Diameter||8,5 m|
|Chord Diameter||0,20 m|
|Propeller Diameter||1,75 m|
|Fuel Consumption||15 l/h|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||70 l (65+5)|
|Airframe||Fuselage, landing gear, instrument panel, tail and wheel pants made of carbon|
|Propeller Brand based on individual request|
|Rotor head produced by Niki Ltd|
|Rotor Blades Trendak|
|Color||Metallic three layer lacier finishing|
|Engine Type||Rotax 912 ULS|
|Maximum Speed||180 km / h|
|Minimum Speed||35 km/h|
|Cruise Speed||135 km/h|
|Vertical Speed||3 - 5 m/s|
|Maximum Altitude||3000 m|
|Take off Roll||0 - 150 m|
|Landing Roll||0 - 20 m|
|Endurance||4h with 30 min reserve|
|Engine TBO||1500 h|
|Rotor TBO||1500 h|
|Full warranty service||2 years or 300 h|
Lightning is an innovative project designed and manufactured by Niki Rotor Aviation Inc. The machine is also know as NIKI 2009 but now it has name that corresponds to its technical features.
Lightning has fully carbon fuselage, landing gear, tails, wheel pants. The control instrument panel together with the 2-tandem seats are also made of carbon.
The machine has closed cabin and has two doors which offer additional comfort and easy access to the spacious interior. If you prefer more dynamic flight experience you can just remove the doors and enjoy the open air cabin.
Niki Rotor Aviation offers custom friendly machine and has designed its products based on optimisation of hanger space, engine and rotor maintains. The whole construction is very compact and weight efficient so that it can fit to regular car par area.
The position of the tail makes the machine look more elegant and futuristic. It offers safety and breathtaking experience during the flight based on the spectacular panoramic view from both seats.