Developed from an earlier model, the HX-1 where the pilot was standing, this model included a seat for the pilot and a wheeled landin gear.

 

Source: “A History of Individual Flying Platforms”, Jeffery A. Schroeder, Paper presented at the American Helicopter Society Vertical Lift Aircraft Conference, San Francisco, CA., 2000

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Hoppi-copters Inc.

Primary manufacturer: Hoppi-copters Inc.

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Coaxial (x2)

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Single seater

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 163 kg (360 lb)

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