WELCOME TO
VERTICAL AVIATION
TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Helicopter Research, Design and Manufacturing
Manufacturer of the Hummingbird Helicopter
Helicopter Research,
Design and Manufacturing
Manufacturer of the
Hummingbird Helicopter
Manufacturing Helicopters since 1987 Located at the Orlando-Sanford International Airport in Florida Located at the
Orlando-Sanford
International Airport
in Florida
Find out what makes us better Find out what
makes us better

THE HUMMINGBIRD LEGACY

In 1987 the helicopter industry was revolutionized by the introduction of the Hummingbird the world’s first FAA certified helicopter to be sold in kit form. By utilizing the design from a FAA certified helicopter we are able to implement safety, reliability, and performance from years of proven flight time. By offering the Hummingbird to you in kit form, you finally have an affordable, helicopter.

WHAT MAKES US STAND ABOVE THE REST

THE FEATURES

Fully Articulated Rotor Head: This three bladed system is exceptionally smooth, with excellent auto-rotation characteristics.

Spacious Four Passenger Cabin:  Quiet and very comfortable with an incredible 1000 lb useful payload.

Dependable IO540 Cold Air Induction Aviation Engine

Wheeled Landing Gear:  Improved performance during take-off, landing and taxi operations. 
This is typically a feature only found on million dollar helicopters. 

Fiberglass Nose with FAA approved windshield.

Tail Rotor:  Carbon fiber twisted 8°, asymmetrical with noise reducing swept tips.

Baggage compartment – 9 sq feet located under front seats

Sunroof

  • Fully Articulated Rotor Head: This three bladed system is exceptionally smooth, with excellent auto-rotation characteristics.
  • Spacious Four Passenger Cabin: Quiet and very comfortable with an incredible 1000 lb useful payload.
  • Dependable IO540 Cold Air Induction Aviation Engine
  • Wheeled Landing Gear: Improved performance during take-off, landing and taxi operations. This is typically a feature only found on million dollar helicopters.
  • Fiberglass Nose with FAA approved windshield.
  • Tail Rotor: Carbon fiber twisted 8°, asymmetrical with noise reducing swept tips.
  • Baggage compartment – 9 sq feet located under front seats
  • Airframe – Based on a FAA certified design
  • Self engaging clutch/rotor
  • Rotorbrake
  • Sunroof
  • Electric cyclic trim