This aircraft apparently had 2 or more control rotors but it is not clear how they were configured and what their exact purpose was. The original configuration also included secondary rotors to cool the engine but these were deemed ineffective.

de Bothezat's patent for the machine is US Patent 1,573,228.

Overview

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Design authority: George de Bothezat

Primary manufacturer: George de Bothezat

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 4 in Multi-rotor configuration

Crew required: 1 in Single seater arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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