RunRyder RC
 3  Topic Subscribe
WATCH
 1 page 661 views
Scorpion Power Scorpion Power
HelicopterMain Discussion › Turbine Engine
10-24-2004 04:20 AM  13 years agoPost 1
MD900 dream

rrNovice

Los Angeles

My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

I am in the process of building my MD 900 Vario Notar Helicopter and would like to know if Vario Helicopter would make an Turbine engine for this Helicopter....Would like to know

PM  EMAIL  Attn:RR  Quote
10-24-2004 06:29 PM  13 years agoPost 2
Ben (2)

rrApprentice

lost in space

My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

No Vario has no turbine kit for a MD900
The trouble is that you must use an air pump for the Notar.
So you must find a pump and a way to power it from the turbine and I think there is not enough space for an extra pump in the fuselage

If you are thinking of using the jet blast from the turbine you need a metal tail and I think it will be to heavy.

But I like the idea of a MD900 with a turbine

Ben

PM  EMAIL  Attn:RR  Quote
10-24-2004 09:30 PM  13 years agoPost 3
RotorHead486

rrKey Veteran

England

My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

I think Vario are working on a Turbine variant of the MD900 Explorer, from what i have heard it is going to be either a fan driven in the same manner as the gearing that drives the main rotor from the turbine, the other is the thrust from the turbine, the problem is that the whole ineer of the boom and outlet would have to be metal and this adds alot of weight to the rear of the machince.

Contact Vario UK or Vario themselves and see if they have any updates on this, the information i got was from Vario UK over a year ago, and they were working on it.

Cheers!
Rotorhead486

One Reason For Crashing'Rogue Servo Bent on World Domination'!!
FLP Flight Team

PM  EMAIL  HOMEPAGE  GALLERY  Attn:RR  Quote
10-24-2004 10:00 PM  13 years agoPost 4
thenewguy

rrElite Veteran

Corvallis, Oregon​Where there is​liquid sunshine!

My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

If you do a search here on runryder you might br able to find a video I saw once. I was the development of the system. It was a bad video but it showed the heli flying around.

PM  EMAIL  GALLERY  Attn:RR  Quote
WATCH
 1 page 661 views
Scorpion Power Scorpion Power
HelicopterMain Discussion › Turbine Engine
 Print TOPIC  Make Suggestion 

 3  Topic Subscribe

Friday, November 24 - 10:04 pm - Copyright © 2000-2017 RunRyder   EMAILEnable Cookies

Login Here
 New Subscriptions 
 Buddies Online