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Spor t copt er II - Super ior b Design

The New "SPORTCOPTER II" (SCII) has features like no other two-place on the market today! It has a roomier cabin (49" interior width) for better cockpit management not only adding comfort
to its occupants but also giving a very generous cargo room behind the seats. The cabin is equipped with forced air ventilation and heat. The handsomely designed instrument panel is efficien
and also compact. The fully glassed pod allows all wiring to be neatly tucked, out of the way, for complete protection. This panel can be as sophisticated as you would like including (EFIS) glas
cockpit instrumentation. The cabin and engine of the SCII are completely enclosed. This gives the SCII added propeller efficiency, all weather capability, and effective protection of vital
components. The Lycoming I0360 (230 hp) air cooled engine provides incredible power which enhances performance especially in hot climates. Owing to the SCII higher gross weight and the
need for very rough-field capability, an incredible suspension system was selected for the main gear, furnishing maximum vertical undercarriage travel for absorbing extreme impact on
landings. This system is also designed for slow speed, drop-in landings. The SCII is equipped with an improved version of our original unique caster nosewheel configuration which is found in
other Sport Copter models. So in case you were to land in a cross configuration, touching down sideways, this self-tracking nosewheel will help prevent any type of roll over.

A new Sport Copter feature you will see on this design is a very powerful prerotator system which will render incredibly short take-offs! The triple vertical stabilizer/rudder system provides
stability in slow flight maneuvering and high-speed cruise, minimizing pilot workload. This superior system is less sensitive in-flight giving more stability and better handling. Due to the fact that
this aircraft will have a higher cruise speed, a proper center of pressure was applied to this design. A version of the SCII will conform to the new LSA (Light Sport Aircraft) .

"The SCII flies steady on the stick, offers a quiet ride and gives complete comfort while racing along. Visibility moves from every angle as you get a bird's eye view, while effortlessly moving th
stick through maneuvers. A steady rotor system, easy handling, roomy cabin with sturdy suspension making landing a breeze is only some of the selling points. The breath taking body design
and sleek appearance will be just a perk!When coming in for a landing you can literally "drop" in from as high as 15 feet and the beefy suspension grabs and glides the occupants to a perfect
touch down landing. .making any landing look flawless. We are currently working on editing the new video and will be available soon!" (quote from a gyro pilot's first flight in the SCII...March
2008 )

Sport Copter, Inc. has long been known as the leading force in gyroplane design and currently there are no other cross country gyroplanes that will compare to the quality and performance of

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SCII Updat e SCII Phot os

Due to the amount of interest we have had with law
enforcement we are now equipping our SCII with the
Lycoming I0-360, which outperforms our original Subaru
choice. Production is now underway for both fully finished
machines and kits! If you are interested in purchasing,
please let us know and we will forward all detailed
information. We are in the middle of revamping the website
and will be posting all updated information on specific costs,
performance specifications, and available options! So
please stay posted to!

SCII Pe rform a nce Spe cifica t ions:

Min. Speed 10-20mph

Cruise Speed 100 mph
Top Speed 120 mph
Rate of Climb 1000 fpm
Takeoff Distance 50-200 feet
Landing Distance 0-20 feet
Service Ceiling 18,000 feet
Range at Cruise 300 sm

SCII Spe cifica t ions

Empty Weight 1000 lbs.

Useful Load 500-600 lbs.
Gross Weight 1700 lbs.
Cabin Width 49"
Aircraft Width 81"
Height 10'
Length 15.5' SCII Videos
Rotor Diameter 31'
Engine Lycoming IO 360 (230HP)
Fuel 100LL AV Gas
Fuel Consumption 8-10 GPH
Fuel capacity 27 Gallons
Operating Cost $45.00/hr.
(subject to change)

Here is what we offer:


soon as we open kit production we will be offering a pre-
fabricated one piece cabin, so that no gluing is required to
assemble the kit. The cost is estimated at $69,995.00 (less
engine and prop package).


SCII: For governmental and law enforcement agencies will
be completely assembled, test flown, and fully equipped
with instruments. Additional options are available for other

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kit will eventually be priced to purchase in "stages" so you
can pay as you go! All costs and performance specifications
will be made available as soon as all numbers are in.

4) The " LSA VER SION" : This kit will come with the Rotax
914 and will be a slightly smaller version of the SCII model.
We intend the price to be under $100,00.USD, fully
finished.... and for U.S. buyers we are working closely with
the FAA to include gyroplanes within the ELSA/LSA standard
so you can recieve the factory-built gyro. The design is
underway and we will post updates on this as soon as we Feat ur es
recieve further information.

The price of the SCII kit is $69,995. Engine and prop

packages are sold separately dependent on customers
choice. The cost of the engine is $36,000 and the prop is
$13,000 bringing the total kit cost to approximately
$109,995USD. We do not have any breakdown costs on
stage building at this time.

The SPORTCOPTER II made its first flight on 09/11/07 and

we have been continuing to put it through the paces of
"pushing the envelope" type maneuvers, further testing the
performance of its capabilities. During the last two years of
testing we made the decision to go with a more reliable,
higher horsepower aircraft engine, changed the tail design
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for better performance, as described in more detail below.

Currently we are finishing the testing and readying for full

kit production. We are also working on the SCII LSA version
w/ Rotax 914. If you are interested in reserving a serial
number for this new aircraft please contact us and we will
put you on our list. Please watch for updates on this new

If you have any further questions, please feel free to give

us a call 503-543-7000, and we will be glad to answer


This decision was made after a year of testing with several

configurations. Also the cruciform tail seemed to "hunt" at
high speeds and this needed to be changed. We are very
pleased with the new tail design as it far outperformed the
cruciform design and has fixed the stability issues for both
pitch and yaw. The horizontal stabilizer has a slightly larger
surface than before, and because it is out in cleaner airflow
it is not starved during quickly reduced power settings.

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