2 prototypes, designed by Cantinieau, were actually built at the SNCAN workshops in France for Aerotécnica. Anti-torque control was provided through a gas ejection outlet at the end of the tail boom with deflectors that could control the direction of thrust.

 

Source: ”Helicopters & Autogyros of the World”, Paul Lambermont with Anthony Pirie, Second edition 1970, Cassell & Company Ltd, SBN 304 93390 2

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Aerotécnica

Primary manufacturer: Aerotécnica

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

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Other

Landing gear: Skids

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Engine Details

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Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Turbomeca Artouste I turbine

Engine manufacturer: Turbomeca

Take-off / rated power: 194 kW (260 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 1200 kg (2646 lb)

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