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Enstrom 280FX Shark

General

Country of Origin : United States of America

Powerplant

Number Of Engines : One
Powerplant type : Textron Lycoming HIO-360-F1AD turbocharged piston engine
Max Power Rating : 168kW (225hp)

Dimensions

Length : 8.92m (29ft 3in)
Height : 2.74m (9ft)
Tailplane Span : 1.60m (5ft 3in)
Main Rotor Diameter : 9.75m (32ft)
Main Rotor Disc Area : 74.72m2 (804sq ft)
Tail Rotor Diameter : 1.42m (4ft 8in)

Weights

Empty Weight : 719kg (1,585lb)
Max Take-off Weight : 1,179kg (2,599lb)
Internal fuel load : 159 litres (42 US Gal)

Landing Gear

Skid Track : 2.21m (7ft 3in)

Performance

Max Speed At Cruising Level : 102kt (189km/h; 117mph)
Cruising Speed : 93kt (172km/h; 107mph)
Maximum Range : 260nm (482km; 299mi)
Initial Climb Rate : 1,150ft (351m) per minute
Hover In Ground Effect : 7,700ft (2,347m)
Hover Out Of Ground Effect : 5,600ft (1,707m)


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