Iran builds domestic 3G helicopter

Iran Materials 21 January 2013 12:19 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 21 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/

A new 3G helicopter has been designed and made in Iran's Isfahan province, IRIB News reported.

The helicopter took about 1,5 years to manufacture, and cost around $5,000.

The model is capable of carrying about 3kg of explosives, if serving the military causes.

Iranian-made 3G model is capable of reaching its maximum speed of 700 km/h, however constant speed for 30 minutes allows the model to reach only 400 km/h.

The helicopter is enhanced with electric motor, stabilizer, speedometer, a compass, an a "smart pilot" autopilot system.

The model can be both controlled via a remote, or through the "smart pilot" system.