Meet Lightning

Nothing can be more attractive than intelligence. Courage, forward thrust and curiosity drive Lightning on – innovative technologies drive it even further – a tail coming directly from the mail axes of the engine. A gyroplane, one of a kind with its own characteristics that make shiver with curiosity and excitement.
  • Description
  • Performance
  • Basic Equipment
Empty Weight285 kg
Max. GTOW560 kg
Lenght4550 mm
Height2850 mm
Prop. Diameter1,75 m
Rotor Diameter8,5 m
Chord Diameter0,21 m
Fuel Consumption15 l/h
Fuel TypeRegular
Fuel SystemDual Carbs/ Fuel Injection (iS Series)
Fuel Tank Capacity70 Liter (18.5 US gallons)
Airframe FuselageCarbon
Rotor HeadProduced by Niki Ltd.
Pre-rotator200 – 220 rpm
Power Outlet12 Volt
Engine TypeRotax 912 ULS/ 914 UL
Power100 hp
Speed Vne180 km
Min. Speed35 km/ h
Cruise Speed135 km/ h
Vertical Speed3 – 5 m/s
Max. Altitude3000 m
Take-off Roll0-150 m
Lading Roll0-20 m
Endurance4 h with 30 min reserve
Aluminum Rotor Blades TrendakPropeller E-propFront Glass (transparent)
Rotor BrakesTwo-sided DoorsAltimeter
Aircraft tiresLeather interiorWheels Brakes
Electric Starter and TrimsDouble controlsAirspeed indicator
Magnetic CompassRotor rpm tachometer


Unique design of the mainframe

Options for 912 ULS and 914 UL to be integrated
  • High strength and aluminum alloys for aviation purposes
  • Monocot construction made of carbon fiber
  • Protective windshield made of aviation Plexiglas
  • Innovative rotor head developed and designed based on the best technical practices worldwide
  • Titanium Exhaust system
  • Beringer Brake system – leaders in the field
  • Removable doors – year-round option to fly
  • Foldable mast for easy transportation purposes and parking
  • Adjustable seats and pedals
  • The best view and comfort in the cockpit
  • Option for integration Garmin Units
  • Light and strong construction
  • No stick shake and great in-flight stability

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