The aircraft was intended to be a training aircraft.

Source: ”Helicopters & Autogyros of the World”, Paul Lambermont with Anthony Pirie, Second edition 1970, Cassell & Company Ltd, SBN 304 93390 2

See also the reference below for a detailed description of the aircraft.

Source: "CIerva Skeeter Flies", FLIGHT, 21st October 1948, Pages 477-478

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Cierva Autogiro Company Ltd.

Primary manufacturer: Cierva Autogiro Company Ltd.

Parent type: Cierva Skeeter

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: TBA

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Jamieson Designation TBA (106 hp) reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Jamieson

Take-off / rated power: 79 kW (106 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 549 kg (1210 lb)

Related VFS Resources

Resources related to the Skeeter I , provided by the Vertical Flight Society.
Forum Proceedings
 
Vertiflite articles
Enter a search term in the box above.
Web files from vtol.org
Enter a search term in the box above.
Webpages from vtol.org
Enter a search term in the box above.

Related Public Resources

Resources related to the Skeeter I , provided by public sources across the internet.

Images