Second prototype of the YH-16 program. Crashed 1956 due to an mechanical failure of the instrumentation system of the aft main rotor.

A video of the aircraft can be viewed on the VHS YouTube site  below,

Source: "Turbo Transporter': Huge Craft in FIrst Public Showing", Vertical Flight Society YouTube site, Published on 4 Mar 2012

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Parent type: Piasecki YH-16

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 2 in Tandem (Fore/aft) configuration

Crew required: 3 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

Data on aircraft configuration, weights, flight performance and equipment

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