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VA250 takes off for maiden flight!

On Wedndesday, December 15, 2021, the RotorSchmiede VA250 ultralight with German registration D-MZZT took off on its maiden flight at 11:30. In spite of imperfect weather conditions, the team was ready to take the next [...]

RotorSchmiede VA250 ultralight received the Permit to Fly

We proudly announce the receipt of the Permit to Fly for our RotorSchmiede VA250 ultralight. The responsible German authorities sent it to us earlier this day. The whole team is very happy to see the [...]

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Interview for China Central Television

Yesterday, two reporters from China Central Television interviewed our CEO regarding our general development and our participation at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) which will take place beginning of November. After showing our VA115 [...]

Endurance ground tests carried out succesfully!

The endurance ground test program has been finished. It was part of German certification in order to get the permit to fly (PTF). In sum more than 30 hours were performed in different environmental conditions. [...]

First ground run of VA250 prototype

The first ground run of our RotorSchmiede VA250 ultralight prototype was carried out some days ago without any problems. Due to the scaled-up mechanical systems, which principles are already proven by our smaller certified RotorSchmiede [...]

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4 months ago

Short mix of RotorSchmiede VA115 flying in Lishui, China - 2

4 months ago

Short mix of RotorSchmiede VA115 flying in Lishui, China - 1

5 months ago

See our VA115 performing its first flight in China. More presentations will take place within the following days.

https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/pJULm3LFSzc_wERucxrB5A

11 months ago

We wish you a merry christmas!

11 months ago

Flight testing will start from mid-January. Until then, it's time to rest 😁

11 months ago

11 months ago

It's flying.

Today, December 15, 2021, the RotorSchmiede VA250 ultralight with German registration D-MZZT took off on its maiden flight at 11:30.

In spite of imperfect weather conditions, the team ... See more

1 year ago

Today, we received the Permit to Fly by the German airworthiness authorities for the RotorSchmiede VA250 ultralight. We are very happy to move one big step closer to the type certification. Flight ... See more

1 year ago

The second RotorSchmiede VA250 ultralight has been manufactured. Now, we await to get the permit to fly very soon here in Germany. We are happy to use this helicopter for flight testing then.

1 year ago

Yesterday, the China Central Television CCTV visited us from its Berlin office in order to get some material for their report. It can be seen relating to the China International Import Expo 2021 in ... See more

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