VA115 2018-12-05T11:19:47+00:00

Technical Specifications


empty weight (depending on configuration) 139 kg
maximum take-off weight 260 kg
useful load 121 kg
length 3.7 m
width 1.6 m
height 2.6 m


diameter of rotors 4.5 m
number of blades 4
blade foil NACA 23012
rotor tip speed 150 m/s


endurance 2 h
maximum airspeed 110 km/h
cruise speed (endurance) 80 km/h
cruise speed (range) 100 – 110 km/h
fuel consumption 16 l/h


manufacturer Hirth Engines GmbH
type F23 RS-01
configuration 2 cylinder boxer two stroke
displacement 521 cm³
stroke 64 mm
bore 72 mm
maximum performance 36.7 kW at 6500 rpm
maximum torque 53 Nm at 6300 rpm
carburation multi point injection (ES)
ignition system CDI, dual ignition
generator power 250W, 12V
cooling fan cooling
starting device electrical starter
fuel fuel min. 95 octane (RON)
mixture oil injection

Type Certificate

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.

Flight Testing

First Flight

See the first flight live

Prototypes & Testing

First flight tests of the VA 115

Concept & Vision