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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 step on the certification procedure and prepared the coaxial helicopter for flying. Once it was in air, the helicopter proved [...]

2021-12-21T14:53:33+01:00 December 21st, 2021|News|

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 result of the last years hard work. Flight testing will be prepared now and the maiden flight will take place [...]

2021-11-10T13:52:24+01:00 November 10th, 2021|News|

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 and VA250 helicopters, a small introduction of the flight controls was done. It was followed by an explanation of the [...]

2021-10-26T10:48:26+02:00 October 26th, 2021|News|

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. The rotor system and also the control system were loaded permanently to identify weak or unreliable design properties. In additon [...]

2021-04-30T11:54:51+02:00 April 30th, 2021|News|

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 VA115 ultralight, everything works fine and as expected. Visit the VA250 site to see everything or click here.

2020-09-09T12:45:34+02:00 September 9th, 2020|News|

First Registration of a RotorSchmiede VA115 ultralight helicopter in Russia

- English - RS Helikopter GmbH is pleased about the first approval of a helicopter of the type RotorSchmiede VA115 ultralight for the very interesting Russian market. On 15.11.2019 RS Helikopter GmbH, with the help of its Russian sales partner Aviazapchast, received the first individual approval of its coaxial helicopter type RotorSchmiede VA115 ultralight from [...]

2019-12-18T10:59:50+01:00 December 18th, 2019|News|

Type Certificate for Coaxial Helicopter RotorSchmiede VA115 ultralight

At the end of October 2018, the Deutsche Ultraleichtflugverband e.V. (German Ultralight Aviation Association DULV) granted RS Helikopter GmbH the Type Certificate for the coaxial helicopter RotorSchmiede VA115 ultralight. RS Helikopter GmbH starts selling the RotorSchmiede VA115 ultralight and will deliver the first helicopters in time for the 2019 season. For a net purchase price [...]

2018-12-05T15:13:52+01:00 November 30th, 2018|News|