Technical Specifications

Power And Speed Crossing The Sky
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 Type Regular
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
Power 100 hp
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.