Designed by Chinese Major General, Chia-Jen Chu, the CJC-3 Banana was inspired by the Piasecki PV-3.  It is the first tandem helicopter created indigenously by China.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: RoCAF 3rd Aircraft Factory

Primary manufacturer: RoCAF 3rd Aircraft Factory

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 2 in Tandem (Fore/aft) configuration

Crew required: 2 in Tandem arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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Aircraft Details

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