Scorpion 133

Type / History

Type Two-seat light helicopter
Manufacturer Rotorway Aircraft Company
Maiden Flight 1967
Introduced 1976
Primary users Aviation enthusiasts

 

The Scorpion 133 was supplied in kit form for home construction by the Rotorway Aircraft Company of Arizona, USA, up until 1964. It can still be built "from scratch" by purchasing the plans.

General Characteristics

General characteristics

Length: 22 ft 0 in (6.7 m)
Height: 7 ft 5 in (2.26 m)
Rotor diameter: 24 ft 0 in (7.32 m)
Powerplant: RW133 or similar water-cooled 4 cycle/135 hp
Weight: empty 690 lb (313 kg), gross 1,330 lb (603 kg)


Performance

Maximum speed: 100 mph (160 km/h)
Range: 150 mi (240 km)
Service Ceiling: 10,000 ft (3050 m)