Developed in 1953, the Model B Mid-Jet helicopter is a basic from on wheels with a tip-jet (40 hp/30 kW each) main rotor.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Bensen Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Bensen Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Length: 4.57 m (15.0 ft)

Overall Width: 4.57 m (15.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

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