Developed in 1947, designated XH-20 by the U.S. Air Force.  The ram-jets are powered by propane.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation

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: Single seater

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Width: 5.49 m (18.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 254 kg (560 lb)

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