Developed in 1958, powered by two air bleed turbine engines and equipped with a rudder on the tail, using the exhaust to steer.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Monte-Copter, Inc.

Primary manufacturer: Monte-Copter, Inc.

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: Rudder

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 2.59 m (8.5 ft)

Overall Length: 9.75 m (32.0 ft)

Overall Width: 9.75 m (32.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Continental Model 140 turbine

Engine manufacturer: Continental Motors

Take-off / rated power: 119 kW (160 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 635 kg (1400 lb)

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