Kopter Flies Third Prototype SH09 Light Turbine Helicopter

Credit: P3: Kopter Group
Switzerland’s Kopter Group has begun flying the improved third prototype of its SH09 light single-turbine helicopter. Aircraft P3 made its 40-min. first flight from Mollis airfield on Nov. 22. The main changes from the first two prototypes involve weight reduction. The empty weight of P3 is 1,520 kg...
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