Developed in 1946 and designated Whirlaway by the U.S. Navy. The two-engined aircraft had a transmission that would drive both rotors from one engine if there was a failure in the other.

Overview

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Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 2 in Tandem (Lateral) configuration

Crew required: 1-2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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