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Ghibli 160

Ghibli 160 / Ghibli 160 "Titanium"


- GHIBLI 160 - GHIBLI 160 "Titanium"
Desert Kit

n. Completed & Flown: 81


- Specification - FRENCH.-Specification - ARAB.

GHIBLI 160 - GHIBLI 160 "Titanium" - The CONFIGURATIONS
AG - AGRICULTURE - One pilot + 50 Kg / 100 Kg ( "Titanium" ) tank of chemical product + Spray System
CA - CARGO - One pilot + 50 Kg cargo
DE - ARMOURED - With ballistic protection - Defence & Security
FL - FLOATS - for amphibian operations
LE - LAW ENFORCEMENT - One pilot + Operator + Thermal/ Infrared TV
LR - LONG RANGE - One pilot + 50 lt Extra Tank - up to 600 Km of range
ND - NOT DETERMINATE - Ready for any different configuration -
PA - PATROL - One pilot + Pan & Tilt mounted LED Spot Light : 50 Kg of equipments
SC - SAFE CARGO - One pilot + 50 Kg of safe cargo
SO - SPECIAL OPERATION - One pilot + 50 Kg equipment
ST - STANDARD PASSENGERS - One pilot + one passenger - Business class seats

- A/C and Heating System - Click on:- All details and Specification -



- AGRI KIT - Specification - Click on:- Ghibli 160 / Ghibli 160 "Titanium" / Ghibli 260 / Twinpower 520 -

GHIBLI 160 : with the DESERT KIT installed.
The Desert Kit is composed by:
AIR INTAKE EXTRA FILTERS - EXTRA RADIATOR - COCKPIT COVER -
INTERNAL FAN - SPECIAL DOORS - MAIN ROTOR CANOPY
- AIR INTAKE COVER - CABIN CANOPY -
SPRAY BLADES PROTECTION: Hontek sprayable erosion-protection coating system by Kaman.

Technical Data

Classification
- Light Sport Aircraft - LSA - with a MTOW of 700 Kg. - Italy : ULM

Seats
2

Max. Power
167 HP

Standard Rated Horspower @ 4250 RPM
147 HP

Engine
RI 600 S Turbo

STROKE - FUEL TYPE
4 - Unleaded Gasoline
FUEL: Standard Automotive Unleaded Gasoline - 91 AKI minimum per ASTM D 4814 or EN 228 Automotive Fuel -
Refer to the latest revision of SI 1070 for a complete listing of approved fuels.
European Unleaded Petrol: verify specification prior to use.

Max Torque @ 3950 RPM
191 ft.lb

Operational RPM ( Calibrate with rotor RPM )
4250

Idle RPM
1750-2000

Bore, inches
4.00

Stroke, inches
3.228

Displacement, cubic inches
162

Compression Ratio
9 : 4.1 HP

Flywheel Rotation ( viewed from above )
Clockwise

Controls
FADEC ( Fully Automotad Digital Electronic Control ) ACIS ( Altitude Compensation Induction System )

Standard Fuel Capacity
64 l
17 U.S. Gallon

Fuel Flow
8 gph Gallon

Fuel Consumption
approx 25.6 lt/h

Recommended Fuel
92 Octane or 100 low lead AV gas ( 100 LL)

Service Ceiling
3000 m - 10,000 feet

Main Rotor Blades
2 Blades - 7,60 m Diam - 25'

Main Rotor RPM
520

Tail Rotor Blades
2 Blades - 120 cm Diam ( 50" 1/4" )

Tail Rotor RPM
2600


Performances

Cruise Speed
160 Km/h - 100 mph - 87 knots

Max Airspeed at sea Level, Standard Day ( VNE )
115 mph- 100 knots - 185 Km/h -

Reduce IAS
- 2 MPH for each 1000 ft. density altitude-

Max. Air Speed in Turbolent Air
75 mph - 65 Knots - 120 Km/h

Max. Sideways, Rearwards Airspeed
20 mph - 17 Knots - 32 Km/h

Endurance min./Max. Hours with 64 lt fuel - standard tank -
2H 30'

Range min. Max. Km
190 Miles - ( 2 H ) 300 - 320 Km with 64 lt fuel - standard tank


Long Range Configuration - Patrol Service - with 50 lt extra tank - single pilot -

Endurance with 114 lt fuel : 4 H approx.
Range with 114 lt : 600 Km - 650 Km approx. @ 160 Km/h of cruising speed

HIGE
2286 m - 7500 ft

Rate of Climb
- 300 m/min - 1000 fpm

HOGE
1828 m - 6000 ft


Weights

Empty Weight
438 Kg - 965 lbs / "Titanium" 388 Kg - 855 Lbs

Equipped Useful Load MTOW
243 Kg - 535 lbs / "Titanium" 293 Kg / 646 Lbs

Gross Weight - MTOWA - Max Weight
680 Kg - 1500 lbs

Maximum Cabin Weight
204 Kg - 450 lbs

Minimum Pilot Weight ( solo operations )
68 Kg - 150 lbs

Max. cabin Weight
425 lbs - 193 Kg


Basic dimensions

Main Rotor Dimeter
7,6 m - 25ft

Tail Rotor Dimeter
1,2 m - 50-1/4 in.

Height Total
2,6 m - 103"

Lenght Nose to Tail
6,7 m - 22'

Length - OVERALL
9 m - 29-1/2 ft approx

Cabin Width
1,1 m - 44 in.

Skid Width
1,8 m - 72 in.

Height
2,6 m - 103 in.


Status
Operative: over 80 units - different models -

Max. per seat weight.
Max. per seat weight to be determinate by PIC ( Pilot In Command ) using available Weight & Balance formulas and charts located in Section 6 of Pilot Operating Handbook


Included operations and installed instruments
Rigged, balanced and flight tested 20 hours - EFIS Glass cockpit -
Compass - GPS - Engine's Gauges and Indicators


Blades protection

Hontek sprayable erosion-protection coating system by Kaman.
Under Evaluation - Next:
BladeGuard cVG-EPS “conformal vortex generator erosion protection system,”

- New avionics by GARMIN

Instrument LCD panel - PFD Display - Moving Map graphics - etc
G-500H standard
Optional on request: G 600 and H-TAWS - Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System
The H-TAWS Video

Optional on request: GTN Series - Next -
Touch screen controls - MFD Capabilities - ADS-B Traffic and Weather - Weather Radar and more..:
The GTN Video

Optional on request: GTX ES "S" Mode transponder -
GTX ES Specification

Optional on request: SAT COMM - IRIDIUM -
GSR 56 - Specification

Optional on request: HF Transceiver with ALE by Bendixking -
KCU 1051 specification


- Optional avionics/ communications systems by SKYTRAC

DAST 300 / ISAT 100 - 200 - 200A / DVI - CDP etc
Portable IRIDIUM / GPS / Phone / Text Global / etc.
Skytrac web page

On REQUEST
Fuel Extra Tank - 100 lt capacity - for single pilot use -
Heating system
Transponder Mode 3A/C -
Spray Kit
Floats Kit
Chart Plotter


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- AGRIKIT - - Agricultural Kit specification -

- AGRI KIT - Specification - Click on:- Ghibli 160 / Ghibli 160 "Titanium" / Ghibli 260 / Twinpower 520 -


- ACMI - Aircraft - Crew - Maintenance - Insurance : The Lease Service -
Click on:- ACMI Missions - - Type of Missions
Click on:- ACMI Missions - Safe and Secure Bank-to-Bank transport - preliminary costs -
Click on:- ACMI Missions - Medical Missions "scoop & Run" transports - preliminary costs -

- New Italian Style INTERIORS - Click on:- 1st Class Interiors by Alviero Martini


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Certification
Ghibli is manufactured in accordance to FAR-Part 103 Rules and meet the FAA Part 21.191 (g) rules as Amateur-Built Aircraft

This helicopter is manufactured only upon order.
Check with for the approximate delivery time as it varies with the current number of orders in production preceding your purchase


Shipment
One unit in a standard 40' HE Container

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