Developed in 1958, the Model 107 is an Amphibious transport prototype helicopter.  Designated YHC-1A in the US Army, under which the helicopter made its first flight as a military aircraft in August 1959.  Capable of operation in any weather condition, equipped with a Stability Augmentation System (SAS) device.

Source:   Paul Lambermont with Anthony Pirie.  Helicopters & Autogyros of the World.  Cassell & Company, 1959.  Pages 400-401.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Vertol Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Vertol Aircraft Corporation

Parent type: Vertol Model 107/CH-46

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 Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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Aircraft Details

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