Developed in 1948, the M14 is the first American helicopter to fly on two-pulse-jet engine power [Ref 316].  Steering by use of a rudder.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Marquardt Aircraft Company

Primary manufacturer: Marquardt Aircraft Company

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: Rudder

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Single seater

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Length: 8.84 m (29.0 ft)

Overall Width: 8.84 m (29.0 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): 544 kg (1200 lb)

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