American Autogyro has continued to refine and improve on its award winning SparrowHawk design. The SparrowHawk III quick build kit significantly reduces
the time and effort involved and makes the build process a more enjoyable and satisfying part of the whole experience.
Estimated build time for the SparrowHawk III is approximately 300 hours, a notable reduction in build time from the previous model.
The SparrowHawk III is a 2 seat, aluminum frame, centerline thrust gyroplane with a wide (44”) molded fiberglass cabin. The SparrowHawk provides comfortable seating for individuals with up to 6’ 6” in height and 240 lbs in weight. The kit comes with everything you need to fly, daytime VFR, except for fuel. Radios, transponders & GPS systems are not offered by American Autogyro and are left up to the discretion of the buyer.
Quick Build Amenities
Wheels fully assembled
Trim box fully assembled
Cabin fully fabricated and assembled with seat rails, fuel cells, kick plate and instrument trays
Wiring harness completed with numbered tags on each end
Tail fully fabricated and assembled
Forward keel & mast assembled
Control rods ready to bolt in place
Engine components pre-installed including pre-rotator & re-drive
Width: 6' 1"
Engine: Subaru EJ25-165 hp
Fuel: Premium Unleaded
Fuel Capacity: 23 gal
Fuel Consumption: 6.5 gph at cruise
Rotor Diameter: 30' - 2 blade
Dry Weight: 900 Ibs.
Useful Load: 600 Ibs.
Gross Weight: 1,500 Ibs.
Flight Informations Systems
Master Warning System
(Monitors Flight and Engine Instruments)
Air Speed Indicator Altimeter
Fuel Gauge & Sensor Vertical Speed Indicator Volt Meter
Oil Pressure Gauge Water Temperature Gauge
Minimum Take-off Ground Roll: 100'
Normal Take-off Ground Roll: 300'-500'
Landing Roll: 0-30'
Rate of Climb (ft./min.): 650'
Speed - Maximum (Vne): 100 mph
Speed - Cruise: 75 mph
Service Ceiling: 10,000'
Endurance (with 1/2 hour reserve) at cruise: 3 hours
All Airframe Components
Upholstered Seats (Black, Red, Blue or White)
Dual Control Assembly
Dual Fuel Pumps
Engine: Subaru 165 hp EJ25 (used)
Electrical Switches and Breakers
Integrated Electronic Flight Information System
Air Speed Indicator
Vertical Speed Indicator
Fuel Gauge & Sensor
Master Warning System that Monitors Flight and Engine Instruments
Propeller: 3 Blade Warp Drive
Rotor Blades: 30’ diameter
Rotor Brake Assembly
Tail, Factory Pre-Built
Throttle Lock Assembly
SparrowHawk III Quick Build Kit – (Please contact us for current pricing)
(Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include applicable tax, crating*, paint, shipping & handling -
All shipments are FOB factory)
SparrowHawk III Optional Equipment
Cabin Doors with Hardware
Oil Cooler Package (recommended for hot areas)
Consists of an aircraft grade cooler, engine adapter,
lines and fittings.
International shipments require crating material that meets ISPM 15 Standards
The SparrowHawk III Gyroplane is an Amateur-Built (also known as home-built or kit-built) aircraft, built by individuals and licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as "Experimental." The Experimental designation has been in existence for more than five decades. It defines aircraft that are used for non-commercial, recreational purposes such as education or personal use. Currently, more than 23,000 amateur-built/home-built aircraft are licensed by the FAA. While some of these are truly “home-built” by individuals, others, such as the SparrowHawk, are built from proven, carefully engineered kits with an established safety record.
For any questions you may have or for additional information, please contact us at 801 973-0177 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.