Developed in 1952 for the U.S. Army.  The helicopter has a belt driven tail rotor.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: American Helicopter Co.

Primary manufacturer: American Helicopter Co.

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Single seater

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 1.83 m (6.0 ft)

Overall Width: 8.23 m (27.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 397 kg (875 lb)

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