The AC310 is a 1 ton piston helicopter, developed by Avicopter and certificated by CAAC in 2012.  Closely resembles the Schweizer 300C.  The AC310 has a fully articulated 3-blade rotor and a 2-3 seat cockpit.

 

The maximum payload is 431.5 kg.  The helicopter can be equipped with a standard fuel tank of 114 L and/or an Auxiliary tank of 72 L.

 

 

 

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Aviation Industry Corporation of China, Ltd.

Primary manufacturer: Aviation Industry Corporation of China, Ltd.

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1-2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 2.66 m (8.7 ft)

Overall Length: 9.40 m (30.8 ft)

Overall Width: 8.18 m (26.8 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Lycoming HIO-360-D1A reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Lycoming Engines

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 930 kg (2050 lb)

Max Endurance: 3.8 hrs (3.8 hrs)

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