The turbine engine is a Solar T62 t32, manufactured as a true helicopter engine but never came to fruition. Now used by us for this application. It is rated at 160 HP continuous power, giving the ultrasport 496/555T an exceptional power to weight ratio, click here for more information
Included within the parameters of the helicopters computers is a very precise and dependable governor to control any pre-set percentage rpm. Incorporated is a cyclic governed trim-up / trim-down switch, click here for more information.
Automatic Start Sequencer
A fully automatic start sequencer was developed which takes care of all critical engine parameters during start - up. It is a one touch press-to-operate start switch which is pilot operated until 40% rpm. Thereafter the computer assumes complete control up to flight speed, click here for more information
Self Diagnostic Capabilities
Programmed into the computers is a self diagnostic capability should any fault present itself click here for more information
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