Over 60 years sharing Agusto Cicare’s passion for making and flying helicopters.

Team

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Alfonso Cicaré | LinkedIn
Sales and Operations Manager

Luciano Alvarez
Technical support

Eduardo J. Estrada | LinkedIn
Engineering and Production Manager

Indalecio Sabbioni | LinkedIn
Design team leader

Advisory Board

Eduardo Oreste | LinkedIn

Specialist in business strategy and management with more than 30 years of experience in business development.

Marcelo Raciti | LinkedIn

Entrepreneur, Systems Engineer. Expert in information technology, costs and workflow with more than 28 years of experience.

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Produced Helicopters
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Total Flight Hours
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Countries in 5 Continents
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Helicopters developed

History

In more than 60 years of career, Augusto Cicaré (Augusto Cicaré – Wikipedia / Augusto Cicaré – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ) was able to display exceptional talent for R&D. He is a pioneer of solutions and systems worldwide, and of the category of ultralight helicopters itself.

Today, accompanied by his family and a team of experts who have brought all that history to a world-renowned and unique R&D company.

1948
Between his 11 to 14 years, Agusto Cicare builds his first four-stroke engine to run a washing machine, designs a 500 cm3 engine, and his four-speed gearbox with an overhead camshaft.

1955

At 18 years of age, he develops and manufactures a 6 (six) HP two-stroke, single-cylinder, stationary type diesel engine.

1956

The image of a helicopter in a popular mechanics magazine awakens his passion for helicopters and begins to figure out how to make one and build it.

1958

With only the materials at hand, he finished building the Cicaré CH-1 helicopter, the first of its kind developed and built in the American southern hemisphere.

1964

Flyes for the first time the Cicaré CH-2.

1969

create an airplane flight simulator, the first in South America. UADE distinguishes him for this work.
At the request of Juan Manuel Fangio, he designs and builds an engine to install in DKW cars. i20

1973

Develops the CH-3 with the support of the Argentine Air Force and private entrepreneurs.

1980

Develops the Cicaré CH-4, the world's first ultralight.

1986

Signs an agreement with the Argentine Air Force to develop a helicopter for agricultural use, the Cicaré CH-5.
The recently developed Cicare CH-6 is featured at EAA U.S.A. Annual Convention (Oshkosh) featuring a unique single-seater helicopter powered by a 64 HP Rotax 582 engine.

1992

The world-renowned Italian Marcelo Gandini, designer of the Lamborghini Diablo, designs the cabin of the Cicaré CH-7 “Angel”

1993

Cicaré Helicópteros S.A. is created and the new CH-8 UL project performs its first flights, an ultralight, two-seater, and twin-engine helicopter.

1994

Cicaré develops the Cicaré SVH-3 Helicopter Flight Trainer. Patented in Argentina and the United States.

1996

Cicaré creates the CH-7 2000VL. An ultralight helicopter with two engines, being able to land with a single operating engine providing added safety and minimizing risks.

Additionally, the Cicare CH-10 Helicopter is developed: Coaxial, single-seater and twin-engine

1998

The new CH-11C flies, a counter-rotating helicopter with an unprecedented variable pitch command system.

1999

The SVH-3 is presented at the Convention of the International Helicopter Association HAI, the first time for an Argentine product.

2001

The CH-2002, a two-seater helicopter with a turbine engine, flies.

2005

Cicaré S.A. was established, the first helicopter series development and production plant in Latin America.

2007

In conjunction with the Argentine Army, the first test flight of the CH-14, the first turbine-powered helicopter developed in Latin America, was developed and carried out. i0.4 i0.

2009

The CH-12, a two-seater helicopter flies side by side.

2012

The first Cicaré 7B was exported to Australia.

2015

A new side-by-side two-seater helicopter, the Cicaré 8., was introduced and certification began immediately.

2017

Visit of the President of the Nation and Governor of the province on the occasion of an investment to increase production

2019

Agreement is signed with INVAP and Marinelli Technology for the development of the RUAS-160A

2020

Augusto Cicaré, the father of ultralight helicopters, together with his team designed the most powerful ultralight on the market: the Cicaré 8 with a Rotax 915 engine.

2021

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Production

“It is gratifying to be part of the construction of these sophisticated machines”

“Es una búsqueda constante de eficiencia en los procesos de fabricación”