Identical to the Hiller Model 1031 except for a combining gearbox and yaw control provided by vanes in the rotor slipstream.

Source: “Flying Platforms and the Many Novel Aircraft Configurations Investigated by Charles Zimmerman”, Robert Scott, Paper presented at AHS 69th Annual Forum, Phoenix, Arizona, May 21-23, 2013

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Hiller Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Hiller Aircraft Corporation

Parent type: Hiller VZ-1 Pawnee

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Coaxial (x2)

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Other

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Nelson H-59 reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Nelson

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 227 kg (500 lb)

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