Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Edward G. Glatfelter

Primary manufacturer: Edward G. Glatfelter

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Single seater

Landing gear: Skids

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
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Airframe Dimensions
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Landing Gear Dimensions
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Cabin Dimensions
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Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Weights
Max Gross Weight (ground): 363 kg 800 lb
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Empty Weight: 272 kg 600 lb
Useful Load:  
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Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
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Limitations
Max Level Flight Speed: 121 km/h 65 kts
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling: 1,524 m 5,000 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 64 km 35 nm
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Powerplant
Number of engines: 1
Designation: Continental A-65-8 (Glatfelter) reciprocating
Manufacturer: Continental Motors
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
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Intermediate:  
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OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
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Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 7.62 m 25.00 ft
RPM: 300.0 rpm 300.0 rpm
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Hub Type: Teetering (rigid in lag plane)
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry:
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 2
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 45.60 m² 490.9 ft²
Disc Loading: 7.96 kg/m² 1.630 lb/ft²
Solidity:  
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed: 119.69 m/s 392.7 fps

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 1.30 m 4.25 ft
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
RPM: 2000 rpm 2000 rpm
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 2
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 1.32 m² 14.2 ft²
Solidity:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed: 135.65 m/s 445.1 fps
Blade Area (per blade):  

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