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Encyclopedia - Fama K216

The Fama K216 is a twin-seat, turbine powered micro helicopter designed by Nino Fama, and manufactured in Modena, Italy.

The first helicopter flew in 2009 and comes with a choice in landing gear, skids or retractable tricycle landing gear

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Fama K216 (Retracts)

General

Crew : 2
Country of Origin : Italy

Powerplant

Number Of Engines : 1
Powerplant type : The Fama K209 series helicopters are fitted with a 162 HP single stage centrifugal compressor turbine engine that operates at over 60 000 RPM. This engine, fitted with 6 fuel injectors weighs in at 143 Pounds, including the reduction gearbox. The engine will run on pure Jet Fuel, Paraffin or Diesel or any mix combination. Diesel does however produce smoke on start up and develop around 10% less power.
Max Power Rating : 127kW (170hp)

Dimensions

Length : 8.22m (27ft 0in)
Height : 2.60m (8ft 6in)
Main Rotor Diameter : 7.70m (25ft 3in)
Tail Rotor Diameter : 1.27m (4ft 2in)
Max. Cabin Width : 1.25m (4ft 1in)

Weights

Empty Weight : 300kg (661lb)
Max Take-off Weight : 450kg (992lb)

Landing Gear

Type : Tricycle

Performance

Max Speed At Cruising Level : 110kt (204km/h; 127mph)
Cruising Speed : 100kt (185km/h; 115mph)
Endurance : 3 hrs

Fama K216 (Skids)

General

Crew : 2
Country of Origin : Italy

Powerplant

Number Of Engines : 1
Powerplant type : The Fama K209 series helicopters are fitted with a 162 HP single stage centrifugal compressor turbine engine that operates at over 60 000 RPM. This engine, fitted with 6 fuel injectors weighs in at 143 Pounds, including the reduction gearbox. The engine will run on pure Jet Fuel, Paraffin or Diesel or any mix combination. Diesel does however produce smoke on start up and develop around 10% less power.
Max Power Rating : 127kW (170hp)

Dimensions

Length : 8.22m (27ft 0in)
Height : 2.60m (8ft 6in)
Main Rotor Diameter : 7.70m (25ft 3in)
Tail Rotor Diameter : 1.27m (4ft 2in)
Max. Cabin Width : 1.25m (4ft 1in)

Weights

Empty Weight : 275kg (606lb)
Max Take-off Weight : 450kg (992lb)

Landing Gear

Type : Skids

Performance

Max Speed At Cruising Level : 103kt (190km/h; 118mph)
Cruising Speed : 92kt (170km/h; 106mph)
Endurance : 3 hrs


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