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Knowing nothing about LTS converted AStars I was asked a question about the lifting capacity of one. I was honest when I said "Sorry I don't have any experience on type". But now I am curious and pose the question to find the answer. The question was what would a FX2 lift at 3000' on a mild day, say 15C. Sorry if any details are missing but this is my first question on the forum and about the AS350FX2.

 

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Basically the same as a B2 only with better high and hot performance. On a 15c day you should be able to do max external gross up to around 4200 ft. OGE. So with an empty weight around 2800 lbs and a max external gross of 5512 lbs, You are legal at around 2500lbs with zero fuel. Realistically though it will do around 2000 lbs depending on on your fuel.

 

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The LTS 101, both 600 and 700 series will out work a BA and B2 respectivly, at altitude or on a hot day. When ever you are NG limited with an areal you could pull more with a 101. Don't know much about the FX, but the SOLOY conversion, I have a few thousand hours in both DA & D2's, are great. Call Mark at Heliproducts, he specializes in B2 conversions.

 

 

 

Rob

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