All-Electric Helicopter

Eco Helicopters is headquartered on the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) Innovation Hub (iHub) and Accelerator Campus in Palm Springs, California. Its founder is a U.S. Military Veteran, a Rotorcraft Experimental (Electric) Test Pilot and a Rotorcraft/Vertical Take Off and Landing - Electric (VTOL-e) Holder of Multiple Guinness World Records.

The Story

A lifetime of service and humble innovation

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Eco Helicopters

Eco (Ēkō) Helicopters is proudly veteran owned and operated. Built on a unique philosophy of customer service which brings the excitement of helicopter tours and charters to everyone. Their vision has blessed them with a unique blend of clientele, including top echelon of VIPs.

As of September 2020, we are proud to offer the opportunity to own the first for sale all-electric helicopter "EcoMax" (Ēkō-Max) for Tour & Charter Operations following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) full certification.

EcoMax by Eco Helicopters

EcoMax

EcoMax all-electric helicopter. Capable of 120 miles per hour. The helicopter seats 4 people (3 passengers + 1 pilot). Boasting advanced avionics, including a state-of-the-art autopilot with features like basic stability augmentation, heading hold, altitude hold, navigation signal tracking, and approach guidance. With "Zero" in-flight carbon emissions from our fleet of electric helicopters, we think you and the earth will approve.

Guinness World Records Holder

Guiness World Record Holder

Along with being Guinness World Record holders, Captain Martine Rothblatt, Captian Ric Webb and the Tier 1 Engeneering team have been on the forefront of green aviation technology. First "out of ground electric helicopter flight", "2-person electric helicopter flight" and "farthest distance travelled by an electric helicopter." Eco Helicopters and its team is leading the way to an inovative, clean and sustainable future for air travel.

The Market

As Published by Global Market Insight May 2019

Aircraft Market size valued at over USD 30 billion in 2018 and is estimated to exhibit around 15% CAGR from 2019 to 2025. Rotary wing will showcase considerable demand in the more electric aircraft market revenue over the forecast timeframe. This can be credited to the rising investments by aircraft manufacturers for introducing low cost and reliable helicopters for a wide range of applications including military combat, surveillance, emergency backup, and tourism among others. The lower maintenance costs coupled with improving efficiency are some of the major factors enhancing the segment share. Moreover, the diversified range of applications including vertical take-off and landing operations, along with the capability to hover further improves the segment share over the study timeframe.

The Plan

Eco Helicopters intends to place EcoMax all-electric helicopters into service to create true eco-friendly Charter & Tour operations. We utilize our FAA Air Carrier Certificate, following strict rules governed by the FAA; Part 91 (Tours) and Part 135 On-Demand, Scheduled, Helicopter Air Ambulance services (Charters).

The team at Eco Helicopters is actively seeking venues to place EcoMax helicopters. Additionally, Eco Helicopters is exploring working with established FAA certified tour operators.

EcoMax

All-Electric Helicopter

EcoMax by Eco Helicopters

The EcoMax helicopter is well equipped and uniquely configured for comfort and safety.

  • Electronics - Autopilot
  • HTAWS - Helicopter Terran Awareness & Warning System with 3-D Synthetic Vision
  • RADALT - Radar Altimeter
  • IVSI - Instantaneous Vertical Speed Indicator
  • Cospas - Sarsat Search And Rescue satellite system
  • ELT - Emergency Locator Transmitter
  • GPS helicopter tracking in real-time
  • Cellular / Satellite communications
  • CVR - Cockpit Voice Recorder
  • FDR - Flight Data Recorder (The BOX)
  • Interior - Climate controlled 180° unobstructed window seat view
  • All leather 5-point seat harness
  • Noise canceling communication headsets
  • Exterior - LED strobe lights
  • High visible paint scheme
  • Impact resistant windshield
  • Helicopter flotation system as needed
  • Zero (0) in-flight carbon emissions

EcoMax Urban Air Mobility

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EcoMax - by Eco Helicopters

EcoMax provides a complete Urban Air Mobility (U.A.M.) solution from booking to final destination. Direct booking via our app is as easy as ordering a land based rideshare… just tap and go!

The EcoMax App

(Compatible with iPhone OS and Adroid OS)

EcoMax Advantage

In a rapidly expanding industry, expertise and timing are everything. The team behind the EcoMax all-electric helicopter is second to none. Lead by a visionary, backed by a top group of engineers and tested by the first all-electric helicopter Test Pilot to hold multiple Guinness World Records: The EcoMax all-electric helicopter is the world’s first!

Eco Helicopters has integrated helicopter and car reservation services. Smart device users can take advantage of our convenient booking of the EcoMax all-electric helicopter through the companies mobile app found on: The App Store, or Get It On Google Play. Easley reserve your EcoMax and Uber within one app.

Cost per flight hour Legacy* EcoMax**
Flight/hour 500 hours/year $24.53 $XX.XX
Motor overhaul/exchange $25.00 $XX.XX
Overhaul parts $67.95 $XX.XX
Labor $12.55 $X.XX
Fuel/Charging $91.35 $XX.XX
Oil/Lube $1.16 $X.XX
Inspections $20.07 $XX.XX
Unscheduled maintenance $12.70 $X.XX
Reserves per hour $105.50 $XX.XX
Direct cost per hour $125.28 $XX.XX
Total operation cost per hour $255.31 $XXX.XX
Cost per 1.5 road miles $1.32 $X.XX
* From robinsonheli.com**Actual figures may fluctuate. Contact us for up-to-date pricing.

EcoMax Opportunity

United Therapeutics (UTHR) has contracted Tier 1 Engineering to develop an Electric Propulsion Unit (EPU) and submit for a certified Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Robinson R-44 helicopter to be used primarily for organ delivery. OC Helicopters aquired an agreement for a "non-competing" application. EcoMax and Eco Helicopters was born.

Eco Helicopters is proud to offer the opportunity to purchase the first for sale all-electric helicopter, the EcoMax (Ēkō-Max). Our plan and advantage creates a historical implication for the aeronautical, transportation, and investment industries.

Our unique model offers simple entry into the all-electric rotorcraft space, allowing the new EcoMax owner to focus on their core competencies, while a team of experts handles operations.

Tax deductions, or other capex options may be available. Please consult with a tax expert, or a financial advisor on your specifics.

For your convenence, you may download the EcoMax brochure for offline viewing. PDF reader required. You may also contact us using the contact form below.

Contact Eco Helicopters or view The EcoMax Brochure

The Aviation Team

Inspiring Green Innovation

Ric Webb Guinness World Record Holder
Eco Helicopters Guinness World Record Holder Team
Eco Helicopters

Holders Of Multiple Guiness World Records

Guinness World Record for "First Out Of Ground Electric Helicopter Flight" was achieved by Martine Rothblatt [wiki] & Tier 1 Engineering on September 14th, 2016. The aircraft was piloted by Captain Ric Webb [LinkedIn], flying for 5-minutes at a height of 400 feet, travelling at 80 knots.

Guinness World Record for "First 2 Person Electric Helicopter Flight" was achieved by Martine Rothblatt & Tier 1 Engineering on March 4, 2017. The aircraft was piloted by Captain Martine Rothblatt at a record speed of 100 knots.

Guinness World Record for "Farthest Distance Travelled By An Electric Helicopter", a distance of 35 miles was achieved by Martine Rothblatt & Tier 1 Engineering on December 7th, 2018. The aircraft was piloted by Captain Ric Webb.

    All-Electric Helicopter Flight Firsts

  • First Flight

    September 14th, 2016

  • Two Person Flight

    March 4th, 2017

  • Farthest Distance

    December 7th, 2018

  • New Flight First

    Coming Soon 2021

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