Helipack

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Helipack
Tech Level TL–9
Mass 25 kg
Cost Cr2500
Mode Flight (Helicopter)
Type Personal Vehicle
Speed 100kgh
Cargo 0 kg
Crew 1
Passengers 0

The Helipack is a collapsible mini-helicopter capable of carrying a single pilot. The kit consists of a 15kg backpack containing the controls, Fuel Cell power plant, and a high pressure cylinder with the hydrogen fuel. Attached to the kit, and requiring assembly on site is a counter-rotating blade setup. Assembly or break down time is 15 minutes with correct tools.

The Helipack requires a world with a Thin Atmosphere or denser. Many worlds restrict flying vehicles that don't include an auto-pilot or can connect to the Roadgrid System. Manufacturers recommend helmets, the downwash and noise from the rotors can be dangerous.

An precursor to the Grav Belt.

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