Royal Australian Navy (RAN) SAR/plane guard version.

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

and,

Source: ”Bristol 171 Sycamore”, BAe Systems Heritage Team, BAe Systems Heritage Web site, Last accessed 11 Jul 2018 (with kind permission from BAe)

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Parent type: Bristol Type 171 Sycamore

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 1 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

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