|SKYCAR 200 LS|
|Skycar 200 LS Specifications|
|Two fixed thrust nacelles with one engine and one electric motor per nacelle and a single lift duct with two electric motors|
|Dimensions (L x W x H) – Stowed footprint||14' x 8.5' x 6' - 1192|
|Gross Weight||1,320 lbs|
|Net Payload||400 lbs|
|Continuous Engine Power (Total)||170 hp|
|Electrical Motor Power (90 seconds)||85 hp per motor|
|Emergency Electrical Motor Power (30 seconds)||145 hp per motor|
|Component Articulation Required||Wing tips fold|
|Maximum Speed (Sea Level)||242 mph
|Cruise Speed (Sea Level @ 65% power)||205 mph
|Time – Parachute Safe (50 mph @ 200 ft)||11.3 seconds|
|Time to Transition (0-131 mph)||16.2 seconds|
|Maximum Endurance (Sea Level @ 131 mph)||3.7 hours|
|Rate of climb (sea Level)||1,816 fpm|
|Time to climb (10,000 ft)||3.8 minutes|
|Roadability (On improved roads)||~ 30 mph|
|Range with 2 passengers @ 122 mph (42 mpg)
|Fuel Consumption (Sea Level @ Cruise)||7.37 gallons per hour|
The Skycar’s design incorporates multiple redundancies and safety features and its Flight Control System (FCS) virtually eliminates the complexities of flying, ensuring that even a novice operator can master the skills needed to maintain precise control over the aircraft.
Skycar LS 200
Originally conceived with military applications in mind, the general aviation Skycar 200 LS is a light weight, 2-passenger VTOL aircraft capable of flight speeds of approximately 240 mph.
Paul checks out the cockpit of the Skycar 200 during a recent photo shoot.