Developed in 1958, the helicopter is powered by three turbo-compressors; the tip-jet aircraft can operate on two of its three engines, which can function independently.  The XV-1 Convertiplane rotor was used for the Model 120.  To steer, the engine exhaust was used [Ref Hirschberg. The American Helicopter. Page 62].

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: 1 Single main rotor

Crew required: 1 in Single seater arrangement

Landing gear: Skids

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