Helio Aircraft Company Courier / Super Courier

STOL Utility Aircraft

Helio U-10D Super Courier (H-295) Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) 7135 576 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Helio Courier is a single-engine six-seat STOL utility aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Helio Aircraft Corporation, later Helio Aircraft Company. The Super Courier is a more powerful variant. Super Courier in US military service were designated L-28 and U-10.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming GO-480-G1D6
Engine Power220 kW295 hp
Speed269 km/h145 kts
  167 mph
Service Ceiling6.248 m20.500 ft
Range1.771 km956 NM
1.100 mi.
Empty Weight943 kg2.080 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.542 kg3.400 lbs
Wing Span11,89 m39 ft 0 in
Wing Area21,5 m231 ft
Length9,45 m31 ft 0 in
Height2,69 m8 ft 10 in
First Flight1954
Production Statusin production
Data for (Version)Helio Courier U-10D
VariantsH-295 Super Courier, HT-295 Super Courier (Trigear Courier), H-250 Courier, H-391B Courier (L-24), H-395 Super Courier (L-28, U-10A & U-10B), H-395A Courier, H-700 Courier, H-800 C

[Photo-ID: 13446] Karsten Palt 2016-09-11
Helio H-295-1200 Super Courier, , G-BAGT, c/n 1288, Karsten Palt, 2016Helio
H-295-1200 Super Courier
Reg.: G-BAGT
c/n: 1288
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2016 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 6443] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
Helio U-10D Super Courier (H-295), Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), 7135, c/n 576, Karsten Palt, 2013Helio
U-10D Super Courier (H-295)
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: 7135
c/n: 576
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]