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HSL-1/ASW Helicopter Competition

nugo

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Hallo!
Bell HSL-1 Competitors: know, that in competition participated 10 firms:

1) Bell Model B-61
2) Curtiss-Wright Model ?
3) Gyrodyne Model ?
4) Hiller Model H-?
5) Hughes Model ?
6) Kaman Model K-?
7) Kellett Model KH-?
8) McDonnell Model M-?
9) Piasecki Model PV-?
10) Sikorsky Model ?

Help to find and other projects...
 

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Hi nugo,

May be for Gyrodyne,it was GCA-9.
 

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Hi hesham!

Please, if it is possible show Gyrodyne GCA-9.
 

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Sorry nugo,

I have not,but may be someone has.
 

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From my dear Stargazer2006,

the McDonnell proposals were M-73A to M-73D.
 

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Also from my dear Stargazer2006;

the Piasecki HS class for this competition as I think
PD-22F and PH-32.
 

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Hi,

know according to Spangenberg site from RyanCrierie,we can say;
the contenders were;

1) Bell Model B-61
2) Curtiss-Wright Model P.592
3) Gyrodyne Model GCA.9
4) Hiller Model 4302
5) Hughes Model-212
6) Kaman Model K-?
7) Kellett Model KH-9
8) McDonnell Model M-73
9) Piasecki Model PD-22D,PD-22F,PH-26,PH-26A,PH-32 and
may be the PH-47
10) Sikorsky Model DS-?
 

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From Piasecki Helicopter Report 47-A-01 PH-47 Performance Data Report Anti-Submarine Helicopter dated 10 August 1951
Type: ASW Helicopter
Total Rotor Disc Area: 5468 feet squared
Number of Blades: 6 (3 per rotor)
Blade Chord: 22.25"
Rotor Diameter: 59'
Normal Gross Weight: 18046 lbs.
Empty Weight: 13666 lbs.
Fuel Capacity: 500 gallons
Power Plant: 2 Wright R-1820-C9H15 engines
Transmission Ratio: 14:1
 

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