An example of this aircraft is in the National Air and Space Museum (Udvar-Hazy Center)

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Gyrodyne Corporation of America

Primary manufacturer: Gyrodyne Corporation of America

Parent type: Gyrodyne QH-50

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Coaxial (x2)

Crew required: 0

Crew seating: Not applicable

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 2.96 m (9.7 ft)

Overall Length: 6.10 m (20.0 ft)

Overall Width: 6.10 m (20.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Boeing T50-BO-8A turbine

Engine manufacturer: The Boeing Company

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 1046 kg (2306 lb)

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