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Ben Showers Skytwister helicopter

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Picture Skytwister
General
Manufacturer Ben Showers
Type Skytwister
Introduced 6/1/1970
In production?
Units produced 0
Price US $ 0.00
Dimensions
Overall Length 0 ft
Length 15.72 ft
Height 6.6 ft
Width 5.64 ft
   
   
Description The Skytwister is an experimental helicopter based on the design of the Adams-Wilson Hobbycopter modified by Ben Showers. The most striking difference is the introduction of a tubular tail boom. The Skytwister, like the Hobbycopter, was only sold in blueprint form.
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Design features
  • Open steel frame
  • Aluminium tubular tailboom bolted to the frame
  • Skid type landing gear
Description
The Skytwister is an experimental helicopter based on the design of the Adams-Wilson Hobbycopter modified by Ben Showers. The most striking difference is the introduction of a tubular tail boom. The Skytwister, like the Hobbycopter, was only sold in blueprint form.
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Design features:
  • Open steel frame
  • Aluminium tubular tailboom bolted to the frame
  • Skid type landing gear
Performance
Persons 1
Max. Range 0 mi
Cruise Speed 65 mph
Max. Speed 85 mph
Max. rate of Climb 0 ft/min
HOGE ceiling 0 ft
Service Ceiling 0 ft
Gross Weight 672 lb
Empty Weigt 320 lb
Useful Load 350 lb
Dynamic system
Fuel Capacity 0 gallons
Number of Engines 1
Engine Type Piston
Engine Code 582LC
Horse Power 66
Rotorhead
Number of rotorblades 0
Rotor Diameter 21.5 ft
Number of tail rotorblades 2
Tailrotor Diameter 2.96 ft
Blueprints & model
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