Zefhir Ultra-light Helicopter

Curti Zefhir 2-seat helicopter

“The Zefhir is innovation in both technology and safety”

The Italian manufacturer CURTI Industries and the international distributor Savback Helicopters have entered into a new partnership for the promotion and sale of the “Zefhir” helicopter in all of Northern Europe.

“Zefhir” raises the bar in safety and performance in the newborn 600 kg ultralight category: the innovative and disruptive ballistic parachute, as well as the overall attention to safety in the design, manufacturing and validation processes, are the key elements of this helicopter.

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“What makes this product truly unique in its segment is the safety”



  • Maximum takeoff weight: 700 kg (1,540 lbs)
  • Cruise speed: 161 km/h (87 kts)
  • Maximum level speed: 185 km/h (100 kts)
  • Never exceed speed VNE (sea level): 189 km/h (102 kts)
  • Hovering ceiling OGE (600 kg): 4,000 m (13,100 ft)
  • Best Endurance (10 min reserve): 2h 15 min, @75 km/h (40 kts), range 169 km (91 nm)
  • Maximum range (10 min reserve): 318 km (172 nm), @161 km/h (87 kts), endurance 2h


  • Primary transmission: direct
  • Main gearbox: Bevel spiral gear with a reduction ratio of 12/49
  • Tail gearbox: Bevel spiral gear with a multiplication ratio of 19/15


  • Engine type: PBS TS100 TURBOSHAFT ENGINE (gas generator turbine & power turbine)
  • Maximum continuous power: 105 kW (141 shp)
  • Output speed: 2,158 rpm

Main Rotor

  • Type: Teetering
  • Number of blades: 2
  • Diameter: 7.6 m (24.9 ft)
  • Chord: 195 mm (7.7 in)
  • Speed: 528 rpm

Tail Rotor

  • Type: Teetering
  • Number of blades: 2
  • Diameter: 1.2 m (3.9 ft)
  • Chord: 120 mm (4.7 in)
  • Speed: 3,062 rpm


  • Seating: 2 crashworthy seats (according to CS-27)
  • Cabin width: 1.34 m (4,4 ft)
  • Luggage capacity: 320 l (11.3 cu.ft)
  • Approved fuel type: JET A, JET A-1, JET B, according to DERD 2494. TS-1, T2, RT according to GOST 10227
  • Standard fuel capacity: 120 l (32 Usgal)

Auxiliary fuel tank available on demand


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Contact us today, and allow us to introduce you to this unique experience.

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