The Cicare CH-14 is the first of a family of helicopters designed for armed forces, security, and civil markets. First flight was in Mar 2007.


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Cicaré S.A.

Primary manufacturer: Cicaré S.A.

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: In development


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1-2

Crew seating: Tandem

Landing gear: Skids

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height:  
Overall Length: 11.61 m 38.1 ft
Overall Width:  
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 9.81 m 32.2 ft
Airframe Width: 1.10 m 3.6 ft
Airframe Height: 3.29 m 10.8 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base:  
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height:  
Cabin Internal Length:  
Cabin Internal Width:  

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 1,450 kg 3,197 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne): 1,828 kg 4,030 lb
Max Take-off Weight: 1,450 kg 3,197 lb
Empty Weight: 750 kg 1,653 lb
Useful Load: 700 kg 1,543 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.517
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
Hover Ceiling OGE:  
Max Level Flight Speed: 210 km/h 113 kts
Never Exceed Speed: 240 km/h 130 kts
Service Ceiling: 4,500 m 14,764 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range:  
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Number of engines: 1
Designation: RR M250-C20B turbine
Manufacturer: Rolls-Royce Corporation
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 276 kW 370 hp
Take-off / rated: 313 kW 420 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 10.00 m 32.81 ft
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Hub Type: teetering hinge
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry:
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 2
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 78.54 m² 845.4 ft²
Disc Loading: 18.46 kg/m² 3.781 lb/ft²
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed:  

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 1.49 m 4.89 ft
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 2
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 1.74 m² 18.8 ft²
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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