Developed in 1958 and produced in 1961, the BS-12D1 is the first twin-engine helicopter to be FAA Certificated.  The 5-place aircraft is designed for transport of heavy loads in hard-to-reach places.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Omega Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Omega Aircraft Corporation

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

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

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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Aircraft Details

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