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Louis Breguet and Rene Dorand Helicopter helicopter

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Picture Helicopter
General
Manufacturer Louis Breguet and Rene Dorand
Type Helicopter
Introduced 6/26/1935
In production? No
Units produced 1
Price US $ 0.00
Dimensions
Overall Length 0 ft
Length 29.3 ft
Height 9.2 ft
Width 0 ft
   
   
Description This helicopter is commonly considered to be the first practical helicopter. It used both flap and lag hinges. The blades were tapered and resembled modern blade design. The co-axial helicopter had yaw control (by allowing pitch difference between the two rotors). The blades were controlled in cyclic pitch by using a swash plate design. It held the duration record of 42 minutes, and a distance record of 27 miles (44 km).
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Design features
  • Steel-tube open fuselage
  • Plywood-covered tail surfaces
  • Wide track main undercarriage
  • Metal rotors
  • Cyclic and collective pitch control
Description
This helicopter is commonly considered to be the first practical helicopter. It used both flap and lag hinges. The blades were tapered and resembled modern blade design. The co-axial helicopter had yaw control (by allowing pitch difference between the two rotors). The blades were controlled in cyclic pitch by using a swash plate design. It held the duration record of 42 minutes, and a distance record of 27 miles (44 km).
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Design features:
  • Steel-tube open fuselage
  • Plywood-covered tail surfaces
  • Wide track main undercarriage
  • Metal rotors
  • Cyclic and collective pitch control
Performance
Persons 1
Max. Range 27 mi
Cruise Speed 0 mph
Max. Speed 62 mph
Max. rate of Climb 0 ft/min
HOGE ceiling 0 ft
Service Ceiling 518 ft
Gross Weight 4299 lb
Empty Weigt 3153 lb
Useful Load 1146 lb
Dynamic system
Fuel Capacity 0 gallons
Number of Engines 1
Engine Type Piston
Engine Code Hispano-Suiza
Horse Power 300
Rotorhead Coaxial
Number of rotorblades 4
Rotor Diameter 52.1 ft
Number of tail rotorblades 0
Tailrotor Diameter 0 ft
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