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Schweizer 300CTM Helicopter
Piston-Powered Multi-Mission

1100 lb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 m Main landing gear tread (fully compressed). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .050 lb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22. . .0 US gal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. . . .5 gallon. . . . . . .54 ft. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Maximum continuous . . .50 m Powerplants Type . . 499 kg Useful load . . . . . . . . .000 feet) (no reserve) . . . . . . . . . . 9. . . . . 1. . .65 m Width (canopy) . . . .0 gallon. . . . . . sea level) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 km/hr Maximum cruise speed (VH) . . . . . . . . . . . 191 nm . . . . . . . . .25 ft. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 I 1 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 . . . . . . . . . . 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 km/hr Hover ceiling. . . . . . .40 m Overall height (to top of tail rotor). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64. . . 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32. 431 kg Dimensions Fuselage length . . . . . 141 kw Fuel Capacity Standard fuel capacity . . . . . .99 m Accommodation Normal cabin seating (training) . . . .92 ft. . . . . . . . . . . . . 123. . . . . . . . maximum gross weight unless otherwise noted Maximum speed (VNE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 ft. . . . . . . . . . . .03 l Extended range capacity . . . . . . . . 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 ft. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 shp . . . . . . . . . . 190 shp . . . . . . . .30 m Main rotor diameter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . In-Ground-Effect (1700 lb). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 m Fuselage height . . .Specifications Performance Standard day. . 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Cabin length. . . 4. . . . . . . . . . . . 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 m Tail rotor diameter. . . . 2 Maximum certified cabin seating (utility). . . . . . . . 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . standard day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 950 lb . . . sea level. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83 ft. . .621 m Range (long range cruise* speed @ 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .800 ft. . . . . . . . . . . . . . standard configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. . . . . . 26. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 kts . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 kw . . . . . . . . .83 ft. . . . . 930 kg Empty weight. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. . . . . . . . 242. . . . .45 m Cabin width . 30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. 694 km Weights Maximum takeoff gross weight. . . . 8. . . . . . . . . . . . .Takeoff (5-minute) . Out-of-Ground-Effect (1700 lb) . . . Textron Lycoming HIO-360-D1A Powerplant ratings (per engine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32. . . . 4. . . . . . . . . . . 95 kts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 ft. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .600 ft. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. . . . . . . . . . . . 10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375 nm . . . . . .5 US gal . . . . . . .292 m Hover ceiling. .18 m Overall length (rotors turning). . . . . . 8. . 1. . . . .75 ft. . . .76 m Fuselage width . . . .25 ft. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 ft. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 354 km . .

54 ft (1.25 ft (1.17 ft 6.42 ft (4.88 m) 4.99 m) 4.51 m) 22.65 m) 6.30 m) 15.09 m) Anti-Submarine Warfare Search and Rescue (ASW) (SAR) 6.10 m) 7.40 m) 13.25 ft (2.Aircraft Dimensions 8.19 ft (6.25 ft (1.88 ft (2.17 ft (2.76 m) Anti-Surface Warfare Vertical Replenishment (ASuW) (VERTREPS) 2 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 .29 ft (4.66 m) 30.30 m) 8.72 ft (2.18 m) (1.83 ft (9.

the right-hand controls can be removed making it possible to seat a pilot and two passengers. With the optional left-hand PIC configuration.Cockpit Layout The 300CTM helicopter’s cockpit offers two different configurations. The standard right-hand Pilot-In-Command (PIC) flight control configuration allows for comfortable seating of an instructor and student. 3 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 .

Cockpit Instrument Display Panel Standard Panel Intermediate Panel Full Panel (Police/Military) Small Profile Panel 4 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 .

two axis • Fuselage jack/lift fittings • Electric cyclic trim. Airframe and Control Systems • Three bladed fully articulated main rotor • Offset anti-torque pedals • Elasometric main rotor dampers • Booted Oleo landing gear dampers • Dual flight controls. high torque starter • Modular electric harness • Night lights with strobe beacons • Switchable hot mic intercom system *Requires purchase of communication transceiver **Not available w/cargo hook .optional grip available Electrical System • Adjustable ventilation system • Three-seat cushioned interior • Clear cabin door windows • Floor/cabin carpet • Circular air scoop vents on doors • Lap belts and shoulder harnesses • Tinted canopy windows • Single latch doors • Glove box Note: Manufacturer reserves the right to modify this configuration by substituting comparable or better equipment. two axis • Tie down kit • Tubular skid-type landing gear • White Glasurit Urethane paint • Conical tail rotor teetering bearings • Three piece chin skin with integral side fairings Powerplant. 5 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 . remotely mounted • Airspeed indicator • Low fuel warning light • Altimeter • Lycoming HIO-360-D1A engine • Ammeter • M/R transmission oil temp/pressure warning light • Cylinder head temperature indicator • Magnetic compass • Dual engine/rotor tachometer • Manifold pressure gauge • Dual large oil coolers • Oil cooling system with integral spin-off oil filter • Engine oil pressure indicator • Oil filler/dipstick • Engine oil temperature indicator • Outside air temperature gauge • Exhaust collector • Running time (Hobbs) meter. left hand pilot-in-command • Heavy duty skid shoes • Collective friction control • Ground handling wheel brackets • Cyclic friction control. ** • External APU plug • Lead acid battery • Light weight. panel mounted • Fuel pressure indicator • T/R transmission chip detector warning light • Fuel quantity indicator • Fuel shut-off valve Electrical System • 70 amp alternator • Cabin accessory plug • Circuit breaker protection • Cyclic mounted radio frequency scrolling switch*.5 gallon fuel tank • Fuel flow oil filter. Systems and Instruments • 32.Standard Equipment Included in the aircraft basic certified empty weight. Based on 2007 data.

Paravion • Cargo rack • High stance landing gear with extra heavy duty gear • Cyclic grip. pneumatic • Landing lights . short shaft • Windows.Optional Equipment Utility and Convenience Options • Alternator. quartz (LC-2E) • Intercom. moving map. extra heavy duty • Fire extinguisher. dry chemical • Skid shoes. KCS55A with HSI and heading transmitter • Turn coordinator • Dimmer assembly. Electric Gyro Corp. Garmin GTX320A. electrosystems 130 amp • Ground handling wheels. flyable • Cabin cover • Heater. EBC502 • Attitude gyro • Fan. NATAA80 • Clock. halon • STAR system (start-up overspeed limiter. ACK A-30 • Headset. triple latch • Map case • Elastomeric teeter bearings • Muffler • Fire extinguisher. special • Hobbs meter . • Directional gyro • Vertical speed indicator. KY196A • NAV/COMM/GS. NATAA83 stereo • Clock. KMA24H-71 • Intercom foot switch • Blind encoder. fixed • Up-stack exhaust installation • Fuel system. avionics cooling • Audio panel.two or three position • Doors. KX155-43 with KI209 CDI • Comm transceiver. overhead • Transponder. KR87 with KI227-00 indicator • Emergency locater transmitter. Garmin GNC 420 • Marker beacon. muff • Cargo hook installation • Heater. KX155-39 with 203 CDI • Comm transceiver. quartz (LC-2) • Intercom. GNC 430 with Gi106A indicator • Compass-vertical card. David Clark H10-56 • Clock.landing gear contact switch • Door openers. with sliding glass Avionics Options • ADF receiver. automatic rotor • First aid kit engagement. low RPM warning device) • Float kit. KY96A • NAV/COMM/GS Garmin GPS. United 7000 6 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 . Garmin GNC 420A • Master avionics switch • Comm/GPS. NATAA85 • Comm/GPS. supplemental • Turn and slip indicator. electrical • Intercom. KR21 • Comm/GPS. 327 • Compass system. Garmin 250XL • NAV/COMM. auxiliary (64 gallon) • Up-stack exhaust with supertrap • Grease fitting.

It is one of the most technically advanced paints available and is used by numerous premium automobile companies such as BMW and Mercedes. The 300C helicopter is offered with an all white base coat as standard. Factory Standard Trim Styles Type A Type B Type C Type D 7 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 .Paint Options BASF Glasurit exterior paint is used on all Schweizer 300CTM helicopters. The Schweizer nine-step paint process assures superior corrosion protection and a durable. yet highly attractive appearance. Optional paint colors and trim schemes are available upon request.

Crashworthiness Features • Energy absorption through plastic deformation • Seating configuration places occupants far from the rotor impingement zone • Unique geometry eliminating tailboom strikes Articulated rotor system Mast: rollover protection Rapid throttle Proven dynamic response: reserve system power Engine and fuel system Outside of Enclosed structure Low aft mounted engine Dual strobe lights – visible from all angles Energy absorption.Safety and Crashworthiness The 300CTM helicopter’s extraordinary safety record is the result of its exceptional flight safety and crashworthiness characteristics. 23 inches of strokes Rotor impingement outside crew envelope Safety Features • Rugged. It is the beneficiary of more than thirty years and 20-million flight hours of commercial and military flight experience. the 300C aircraft retains high student margins that even seasoned pilots will appreciate. Like its predecessors. reliable component design • Stable handling characteristics • Excellent safety record • Rapid throttle response 8 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 .

00 5.00 2.00 3. 9 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 . Endurance 8. Range 425.0 250.Mission Performance Speed vs.0 200.0 Maximum Range 400.00 2050 lb (930 kg) 4. Consult Flight Manual for actual flight operations.00 Maximum Endurance 7.0 175.00 Endurance (hourr – no reserves) 1700 lb (771 kg) 6.0 VH 325.0 275.0 375.0 2050 lb (930 kg) 300.0 1700 lb (771 kg) Range (nautical miles) 350.00 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Airspeed (kts) Note: Performance charts vary with individual aircraft configuration.0 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Airspeed (kts) Speed vs.

Mission Performance Hover Ceiling In-Ground-Effect 14 12 Pressure altitude (feet in thousands) 1700 lb (771 kg) 10 8 1900 lb (862 kg) 6 4 2050 lb (930 kg) 2 ISA ISA + 20° 0 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Ambient temperature (°F) Hover Ceiling Out-of-Ground-Effect 14 12 Pressure altitude (feet in thousands) 10 1700 lb (771 kg) 8 6 1900 lb (862 kg) 4 2050 lb (930 kg) ISA + 20° 2 ISA 0 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Ambient temperature (°F) 10 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 .

Mission Performance Vne vs. Density Altitude 16 Note: Maximum cruise 14 1700 lb (771 kg) speed is limited by Density altitude (feet in thousands) Vne at higher altitudes 1900 lb (862 kg) 12 10 8 2050 lb (930 kg) 6 4 ISA 2 0 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 (Kias) Rate of Climb 16 14 Pressure altitude (feet in thousands) 12 10 8 2050 lb (930 kg) 1900 lb (862 kg) 1700 lb (771 kg) 6 4 Engine Critical Altitude 2 0 0 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 Rate of climb (feet per minute) 11 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 .

Mission Performance Height-Velocity Diagram 500 450 Height abovesurface (feet) Smooth hard surface avoid 350 operation in crosshatched areas 300 250 Recommended takeoff profile 200 150 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 (Kias) Autorotation Rate of Descent 2200 2000 Height abovesurface (feet) 1800 1600 1400 1200 20 30 40 50 60 70 (Kias) 12 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .200 Vertical stabilizer assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lower ball bearings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. .000 Tailboom attaching strut assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .000 Tail rotor gearbox input shaft . 1. . . . . . . . . . .100 Lower pulley coupling shaft. . . .000 Tail rotor blade retention straps. . . . . . . 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .800 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . belt drive assembly.000 Tail rotor blade assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. . . . . . .000 Main rotor mast .200 Main rotor hub. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .590 Main rotor thrust bearing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20. . . . . .200 Horizontal stabilizer assembly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .500 * Belt drive system overhaul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . belt drive frame assembly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .600 Main rotor blade assembly.500 Tailboom assembly. . . . . . . . . . .000 Tail rotor transmission. 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .000 *Aircraft must be operated in accordance with Lycoming Service Instruction SI-1009 Components with Mandatory Retirement Times Main transmission ring gear carrier/coupling.000 Main transmission pinion assembly. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Idler pulley bearings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Upper ball bearings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. . . . . . . . .000 Engine. . . . . . belt drive frame assembly. . . . . . . . . . . .000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.600 Elastomeric main rotor damper. . . . . . . . . .000 Main rotor pitch bearing shaft. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. . . . . . . . . . . . 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. . . . . . . . . 3.540 Tail rotor drive shaft assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. .Overhaul and Retirement Schedule Components with Scheduled Overhaul Times Hours Main rotor transmission. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .700 13 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. . . . . . . . . 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .000 Main rotor drive shaft . . . . . . . . . 13. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .000 hours (1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . does not warrant. . . . . . . . . 0. . . . . . . . . assuming US costs predicted for fuel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . and you should not rely upon. . . . . . . . . . 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 Fuel cost per gallon (dollars/gal) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .00 Direct maintenance (m/fh). . . . . . . . . . Schweizer Aircraft. . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 Total cost of reserves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3% of fuel (dollars/fh). .12 Total maintenance (m/fh). . 27. .50 Total cost for maintenance labor (dollars/fh) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Estimated Direct Operating Costs The following represents estimated average operating costs over a period of 5. . . . . . . . . .000 hours per year over five years) in US dollars. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fuel and lubricants Average fuel consumption (gallons per hour). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88 Total costs for fuel and lubricants (dollars/fh). . .54 Maintenance Labor Shop labor rate (dollars/fh). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36. . . . . . . 55. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 Unscheduled replacement and on-condition parts. . . . . . . . . . . . 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70 Scheduled maintenance/inspection materials . . . . . . . . . . . 64. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 Reserves Engine overhaul. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Cost of fuel (dollars/fh). . . . .38 Indirect maintenance (m/fh). . . . . . .80 Major component overhaul @ TBO and replacement of retirement items . . . . . . . . . however. . . . . 1. . . . . . . . . shop labor rates. . Schweizer Aircraft endeavors to ensure that this data is current and meaningful for operating cost evaluations. . . . . . . . . . . . and parts costs. . . . 16. . . . . . . . 62. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . this data as defining the operating costs or overhaul/retirement times for any particular 300C helicopter or its components 14 Schweizer 300C Technical Information SZR-004  February 2008 1473 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92 Total direct operating cost (dollars/fh). . . . .66 Cost of lubricants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0. 128. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 Note: The operating data provided herein are estimates only. . . . .

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