Developed in 1948, the M14 is the first American helicopter to fly on two-pulse-jet engine power [Ref 316].  Steering by use of a rudder.

Overview

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Design authority: Marquardt Aircraft Company

Primary manufacturer: Marquardt Aircraft Company

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Rudder

Crew required: 1 in Single seater arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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