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Banshee price and delivery announced

Posted 06-10-2012 at 09:05 PM by Mercuriell



After weeks of speculation Banshee Helicopters have announced the price of their helicopter at an impressive Euros 2499 ! however that includes 19% local tax which will be excluded for overseas orders and the heli is pre-built !

The heli now holds the FAI speed record for a production model helicopter of 239.68 km/hr

The heli features a novel 2-stage...
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Sneak previews of Kasama Srimok Turbine Conversion

Posted 09-12-2011 at 04:05 PM by Mercuriell

Kasama's first venture into turbine maidened successfully this weak. Using minimal mods to a Srimok ECO frame a Wren 44 turbine neatly fits into a front mounting configuration.

Maiden flight showed a very fast, yet stable, heli which Factory Pilot Gav Broadbent is confident will be a very capable 3D machine - more to come ,,,,,



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Minicopter unveils the new Diabolo

Posted 08-05-2011 at 02:21 AM by Mercuriell

Minicopter today unveiled details of their new 90 and successor to the Joker3 - the Diabolo - here's the story and pics from the Minicopter website.

The story

As promised, the supply of spare parts of the first Joker was continued until the end of 2010. This first mechanics still enjoys great popularity. Over time, many requests were brought to my attention, to create a modernized machanics of the Joker 1. The concept of two-stage gear transmission with belt-driven tail...
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Kasama Faifa 600E Test flights

Posted 07-16-2011 at 04:33 AM by Mercuriell
Updated 07-16-2011 at 07:13 AM by Mercuriell

Last week Kasama test flew the prototype 600E Faifa and today released CAD pictures on his website

Early flights proved very promising and only minor alterations were needed to frame design to optimise geometry.

The heli is expected to be able to accommodate power plants from 8-12S with 500-650 kV motors. Novel features include cyclic servo position and a damped tail boom holder. Several parts such as landing struts and gears will be common to the Faifa 700E.
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New GP Exhaust with novel wear proof mounting system

Posted 10-07-2010 at 07:29 AM by Mercuriell

GP Exhaust has released their Nitropower 557 for all 50-55 engines featuring a new mounting system where the bolts go into steel rods sitting snugly in moulded recesses in the header - shouldn't see those threads strip out !
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