Calidus – Factory Built or Experimental Amateur Built Kit Available

Just get on board, fly away, fly to the horizon and enjoy the never-ending vastness – that’s how your dreams come true. Feel the sky and be part of it: The Calidus guarantees great experiences with the highest comfort and maximum safety. We are proud to offer the Calidus as Factory Built and also as a KIT. Order yours today!

  • Engine: Rotax 912ULS (optional Rotax 914 (turbo) 115 HP available), or newly released Rotax 916iS 160HP
  • Rotor: 8.4 Extruded Aluminum
  • Frame: Stainless Steel E-polished
  • Firewall Between engine and cabin
  • Pneumatic pitch trim, roll trim, and rotor brake
  • Pneumatic assisted pre-rotor
  • Cockpit ventilation
    • Optional: Cockpit heating
    • Optional: Summer Canopy

Calidus KIT Pricing Starts at $105,000

Factory Built Calidus Pricing Starts at $110,000

All pricing is dependent on Current Euro to US Dollar Exchange Rates

Technical Data
L X W x H (excl. rotor)17' x 6' x 9'
Empty weight540 lbs – 650 lbs
MTOW992-1234 lbs
EngineRotax 912ULS (optional Rotax 914 (turbo) 115 HP available), or newly released Rotax 916iS 160HP
Takeoff distance *1295' | 230'
Max endurance *25.0 h | 4.4 h
Max range *2373 mi | 326 mi
Cruise speed86 knots (100 mph)
Max speed105 knots (121 mph)
Fuel capacity18.5 US gallons

*1 typical aircraft configuration, 1 pilot (175 lbs), 10 US gal fuel, 2000 ft MSL
*2 typical aircraft configuration, 1 pilot (175 lbs), max fuel, 2000 ft MSL

Technical data can vary regarding country-specific legal requirements and is also depending on propeller/rotor/fuel and aircraft configuration.

Calidus Cockpit Options

Type Certified Calidus
Factory Built Calidus: Ready to fly!

“Factory built aircraft are now a reality here in the USA. This represents
the culmination of many years of hard work and perseverance by the team here in the USA and back at base in Germany too, we’re over the moon.”

Calidus Photos