The Cabin of the Zen1 formerly known as Xenon is an engineering work of art – is made of composite materials in monocoque technology which means that it is structurally built in one piece of material, just like Formula 1 cars.
The side-by-side configuration Zen1 complements the three seater Zen1. The Zen1 series all feature a single main rotor, tricycle landing gear, a low-set twin-boom T-tail, a fully enclosed two or three seat cockpit and a choice of engines, all mounted in pusher configuration.
More than one hundred and fifty Zen1s had been completed by 2013. The producer of Zen1 is Aviation Artur Trendak company from Poland a country with a strong aviation history.
Capacity: one passenger
Empty weight: 285 kg (628 lb)
Gross weight: 450 kg (992 lb)
Fuel capacity: 85 litres (19 imp gal; 22 US gal)
Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 914 four cylinder, liquid and air-cooled, four stroke turbocharged aircraft engine, 86 kW (115 hp)
Main rotor diameter: 8.4 m (27 ft 7 in)
Main rotor area: 55.4 m2 (596 sq ft)
Maximum speed: 195 km/h (121 mph; 105 kn)
Cruising speed: 160 km/h (99 mph; 86 kn)
Rate of climb: 8 m/s (1,600 ft/min)