Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Hughes Aircraft Company

Primary manufacturer: Hughes 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: Thruster (x2)

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Width: 16.76 m (55.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: GE YT64-GE-6 turbine

Engine manufacturer: General Electric Company

Take-off / rated power: 2125 kW (2849 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

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