Developed in 1960.  The fuel tank placement on the tips of the wings provide stability on water [Ref 316].

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Monte-Copter, Inc.

Primary manufacturer: Monte-Copter, Inc.

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 2.51 m (8.3 ft)

Overall Length: 10.97 m (36.0 ft)

Overall Width: 10.97 m (36.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Continental Model 141 turbine

Engine manufacturer: Continental Motors

Take-off / rated power: 149 kW (200 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 907 kg (2000 lb)

Max Range: 161 km (87 nm)

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