2 place helicopter developed from a Sikorsky R-6.

Referred to as the Sikorsky LZ-1 in some documents. Doman rotor (see "American Helicopter Development" from FLIGHT, February 5th 1948 for a description of the rotor) installed onto a Sikorsky R-6A fuselage. First flight 1947.

An example on display at the New England Air Museum at Windsor Locks, CT.

Overview

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Parent type: No type defined

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)

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