Flying platform. A development of the Model 1031 with an increased duct diameter and revised landing gear configuration. The increased duct diameter also enabled a higher gross weight.

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

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Design authority: Hiller Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Hiller Aircraft Corporation

Parent type: Hiller VZ-1 Pawnee

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 2 in Coaxial configuration

Crew required: 1 in Other arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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