Helicopters

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EC-145

Producer: ? (Amewi)
Rotordiameter: 25cm
Motorisation: brushless motors
Status: ready for maiden flight
Maiden flight: -

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Blade 120S

Producer: ? (Horizon Hobbies)
Rotordiameter: 33cm
Motorisation: brushed motors
Status: active
Maiden flight: 5. August 2019

Tello Boost

Producer: Ryze (DJI)
Rotordiameter: -
Motorisation: -
Status: active
Maiden flight: 5. August 2019

C-me

Producer: ? (Hobbico/Revell)
Rotordiameter: -
Motorisation: -
Status: active
Maiden flight: 8. April 2018

T-Rex 500E Pro

Producer: ALIGN
Rotordiameter: 97.8cm
Motorisation: BL Motor 500MX
Status: active (reactivated after crash)
Maiden flight: 11. December 2013
Comment: My trainings device 1

T-Rex 500 ESP

Producer: ALIGN
Rotordiameter: 97.8cm
Motorisation: BL Motor 500MX
Status: active
Maiden flight: 13. October 2017
Comment: My trainings device 2

Erickson Air-Crane

Producer: Vario
Rotordiameter: 216cm
Motorisation: brushless
Status: active
Maiden flight: 1. April 2017
Comment: -

Parrot Bebop with Skycontroller

Producer: Parrot
Rotordiameter: -
Motorisation: 4x brushless
Status: active
Maiden flight: 8. October 2015
Comment: -

Scout X4

Producer: Walkera
Rotordiameter: -
Motorisation: 4x brushless
Status: active
Maiden flight: 12. December 2014
Comment: -

EC-120 Colibri (Heli Gotthard)

Producer: Hirobo / Spiel- und Flugbox
Rotordiameter: 155cm
Motorisation: brushless
Status: active
Maiden flight: 18. July 2014
Comment: -

Airwolf Compactor 800

Producer: Skyrush / Roban
Rotordiameter: 166cm
Motorisation: Scorpion HKIII-4035-530KV
Status: active
Maiden flight: 19. May 2014
Comment: -

Blue Thunder

Producer: TF model
Rotordiameter: 134cm
Motorisation: 2x brushless
Status: active
Maiden flight: 2. February 2013
Comment: Fuselage is based on an ALIGN T-Rex 600
Refitted with 3 blade rotorhead

UAVP

Producer: Open Source Project
Rotordiameter: 4x 25.5cm
Motorisation: 4x AXI 2217/20
Status: active
Maiden flight: 22. February 2014 with ArduPilot
Comment: Originally based on uavp.ch design. Controller changed to ArduPilot Mega 1.0

off duty

Teryx 450 Sikorsky X2

Producer: Skyrush
Rotordiameter: 61cm
Motorisation: 3x brushless
Status: sold
Maiden flight: 19. October 2013
Comment: -

Quadrocopter

Producer: Scratch built
Rotordiameter: -
Motorisation: brushless motors taken from QC450
Status: KIA (Too much optimization)
Maiden flight: 01. June 2018
Comment: Built up with OpenPilot Revolution

EC135 Koaxial

Producer: Art-Tech
Rotordiameter: 2x 56cm
Motorisation: 2x brushed
Status: sold
Maiden flight: 28. March 2012
Comment: -

T-580

Producer: ?
Rotordiameter: 4x 31cm
Motorisation: 4x brushless
Status: retired
Maiden flight: 10. March 2012
Comment: -

AC-10 Gyrocopter

Producer: Shenzheng Unique Model Tech
Rotordiameter: 132cm
Motorisation: brushless
Status: retired
Maiden flight: 2. September 2014
Comment: Not my type of aircraft.

LA-500 Gyrocopter

Producer: LA heli
Rotordiameter: 110cm
Motorisation: brushless
Status: sold
Comment: Replaced by AC-10

Sky Fox

Producer: Vario
Rotordiameter: 150cm
Motorisation: Webra 9.95ccm
Status: sold

Eco 7

Producer: Ikarus
Rotordiameter: 96cm
Motorisation: Electro
Status: KIA
Maiden flight: 12. September 2005

QC450

Producer: Reely
Rotordiameter: 4x 25.5cm
Motorisation: 4x brushless
Status: scrapped
Maiden flight: 3. July 2009
Comment: The flight stabilisation is not as good as it should. The landing gear looks good, but is not  strong enough on hard landings.

Blade mCPx

Producer: Blade
Rotordiameter: -
Motorisation: -
Status: retired
Maiden flight: 9. March 2013
Comment: Not my size (too small)

SJM400 C/F PRO

Producer: ?
Rotordiameter: 65.5cm
Motorisation: Electro
Status: sold
Maiden flight: 22. August 2008

Apache Koaxial Mini-Heli

Producer: ?
Rotordiameter: 34cm
Motorisation: 2x Electro
Status: KIA
Maiden flight: 27. July 2007
Comment: -

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X Ufo

Producer: Silverlit
Diameter: ??
Motorisation: Electro
Status: sold

Agusta

Producer: Graupner
Rotordiameter: 150cm
Motorisation: Webra 9.95ccm
Status: sold

Vectron

Producer: Black Hawk
Diameter: ?
Motorisation: 3x electro
Status: retired
Comment: -

Aero-Hawk

Producer: Smartech
Rotordiameter: 538mm
Motorisation: 2x electro (Mainrotor and tailrotor)
Weight: 340 Gramm!
Status: KIA (Killed in action)
Comment: Not a good quality. the main rotor head was not as precise as it should, so it was very hard to fly. From my point of view, it is not recommended.

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