Air Conception Nitro XL

One year on and possibly the most influential engine ever released to the paramotor world in recent times. 

The interweb chatter on social media sites, forums and talk on the field is where I hear about the nitro engine. What I hear though is good news, no complaining, just praise. It’s a first for paramotoring as we can be a harsh bunch when new products arrive. 

1st was the pull start Nitro 11.3kg which was later followed by an even more popular electric start nitro at only 11.7kg… What ever next?

Well one year on and Air Conception are here to break new ground again. Using the now well known Nitro engine they have adopted an extraordinary 165cm paramotor frame. Yes you read that right. 1 6 5 cm (1.65m)!! Why so large, why such a jump in size. 


Utilising their alloy delta frame 165cm hoop allows for the fitting of a 150cm prop, not any prop, a high aspect, light weight carbon e-prop using their most efficient blade technology. 

This creates a number of improvements. Greatly improved fuel economy, less noise and increased thrust. Some numbers have been put out from the manufacturer, less than 2lph cruising, reduced noise at level flight from lower rpm, plus a healthy 80kg thrust. E-prop has already been tested to show noise reductions of up to 10db, adding to this the 150cm requires low engine rpm for level flight, then it is sure to be quieter which is great for everyone. 
Air Conception are on a roll this year, launched to stardom with the Nitro, we wait with keen interest to see what they bring next. 

One thing we know of that is next in line is a clutched version of the electric start nitro and already some pilots are queuing.

Manufacturers website http://www.airconception.com 

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Air Conception NiTRO 200cc paramotor engine

air conception nitro engine

Final realisation of the Nitro 200cc engine, picture shown is the off the final production model.

air conception nitro paramotor

Full Air Conception Titanium Paramotor and Nitro Engine specification can be seen here: http://www.custom-air.co.uk/Custom_Air_Paramotors/Air_Conception_Nitro_200_Paramotor_Engine.html

Promising to be economical, light, quiet and reliable.

 

Can be discussed on the Official Air Conception Facebook Group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/airconception/

Air Conception release the Nitro 200cc engine

Long time in development this promising looking engine in an astonishing achievement of light weight and power.

At only 11.8kg and boasting 74kg thrust with 125cm prop. This makes it the lightest engine giving over 70kg thrust.

Photo below is a prototype model.

nitro 190

Spec: 28hp @ 8100 rpm, Pull Start, Belt Drive with a reduction of 1:2.7, the tiny silencer comes with an integrated Db killer.

With Air Conception having a reputation for reliability from their 130cc engines we have high hopes for this 200cc.

Coupled to their titanium paramotor quoting all up weight of only 19kg, it is another first in this power band.

Click for> Nitro 200 specs

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Air Conception produce Titanium Exhaust for 130cc engine further reducing weight

Air Conception the well known French Paramotor manufacturer has produced a Titanium Exhaust for their Ultimate 130cc engine, making this little power plant even lighter. The engine that was already one of the lightest power to weight units available is now only 10.5kg when fitted with the titanium exhaust, with specs of 25hp & claimed thrusts up to 68kg. Not only lighter the titanium exhaust is reported to be stronger and quieter.

airconception ultimate titanium exhaust

Adding the titanium exhaust brings the complete weight of the Ultimate 130 titanium paramotor down to a mere 19.5kg. We can say it is a nice looking exhaust and a welcome departure from the common black painted exhausts we are used to seeing. Can be seen in the UK at Custom-Air.

ultimate 130 titanium exhaust

more info from http://www.airconception.com

 

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Custom Air Conception Vittorazi Moster Titanium Paramotor under 22kg!!

Vince from Custom-Air Paramotors showing off the latest AirConception Titanium Paramotor. This Vittorazi Moster powered paramotor claims 74kg thrust yet remains a mere 21.6kg all up ready to fly weight.

Vince says its super strong titanium chassis is unmatched in the strength to weight department + the titanium reinforced 3k carbon spars are strong and super light. At 21.6kg its the lightest moster paramotor I have seen, but its not our lightest motor, for that we have another machine with 64kg thrust and it is yet another 2kg less weight.

This minimalistic design is not to everyones taste but the power to weight is sure to raise a few eyebrows.

more info from Custom-Air.co.uk

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New engine from Polish manufacturer TechnoFly, the Rotor H-130

TechnoFly the company that brought us the Ventor 125 a light weight engine that incorporated a clutch, a geared re-drive and an electric starter all into a 13.3kg engine package.

They have now gone on to produce an even lighter paramotor engine by eliminating the clutch, gearbox and starter motor to produce a pull start, belt driven engine that not only weighs less but cost less also, citing that one of the most expensive parts on an engine is the gearbox. The new engine dubbed the ROTOR H-130 claims to produce 65kg thrust yet is only 11.3kg complete with exhaust.

TechnoFly state that the engine is designed with a horizontal cooling head for improve airflow.

TechnoFly H-130 shown fitted to an AirConception Titanium Paramotor
to give an all up weight of only 19.6kg

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