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Sunday, January 14th 2018, 2:04pm

Helicopters

List of Helicopter's in service

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Sunday, January 14th 2018, 2:10pm

Roth RX-1 helicopter

Crew: 1
Length: 27 ft.
Height: 8.5 ft.
Weight: 1,120 lb. empty, 1,625 lb. gross
Powerplant: 1x Roth RV1 piston 165 hp.
Max speed 75 mph
Rotor diameter: 33 ft.
First flight:1942
Design features: Two wooden rotor blades, tricycle landing gear, welded tube frame, teetering rotorhead with stabilizer bar, can carry up to 500 lb's

Roth R-1 helicopter

Crew: 1
Length: 27 ft.
Height: 8.5 ft.
Weight: 1,150 lb. empty, 1,650 lb. gross
Powerplant: 1x Roth RV1 piston 165 hp.
Max speed 75 mph
Rotor diameter: 33 ft.
First flight:1943
Design features: Two wooden rotor blades, tricycle landing gear, welded tube frame with outer skin and canopy, teetering rotorhead with stabilizer bar, can carry up to 450 lb's


Roth R-2 helicopter

Crew: 1
Capacity: 2 passengers or 460 lb's of cargo
Length: 40 ft.
Height: 10 ft. 10 in.
Empty weight: 3,740 lb.
Gross weight: 4,710 lb.
Powerplant: 1x Roth RV-8 piston 585 hp.
Max speed 110 mph
Rotor diameter: 47 ft.
First flight:1947
Design features: three rotor blades, tricycle landing gear, fully enclosed cockpit/fuselage

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Sunday, January 14th 2018, 2:15pm

Dorand/Roth/Fanaero GIIA / Fanaero HF
Statistics
- Crew: 2
- Length: 11.5 m
- Rotor Diameter: 16 m
- Height: 3.5 m
- Empty weight: 1450 kg
- Loaded weight: 3000 kg
- Powerplant: 2x Austral Palomo or Roth 668R-1200 (300hp)
- Armament: 2x 250kg depth charges or bombs

Performance
- Maximum speed: 155 mph (250 kph) / 135 knots
- Max Range: 497 miles @ 100 mph/87 knots (800km @ 165 kph)
- Service ceiling: 5000m
- Rate of climb: Unknown

Notes
French-Atlantean designed helicopter; licensed for production by Roth and Fanaero. Based on the historical Dorand GII; production GII+ has better rotor spacing than the GII prototype, with more powerful engines and a resulting increase in light tonnage. The derivative Fanaero FH is the first helicopter commercially-produced in South America.

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Sunday, January 14th 2018, 2:50pm

Ripon/Bloch RB.H100
Crew: 1
Length:
Height:
Empty weight: 1,150 lb.
Gross weight: 1,650 lb.
Powerplant: 1x Ripon/Bloch RB-601 piston 180 hp.
Max speed 124 mph; 108 kn. (200 km/h)
Rotor diameter: 32 ft.
First flight:1945
Design features: single four-bladed main rotor two-bladed anti-torque tail rotor, fixed tricycle landing gear, fully enclosed cockpit, fully skinned fuselage

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Sunday, January 14th 2018, 3:17pm

Spartan/Sikorsky SS-51 Dragonfly
Crew: 2
Length: 57 ft. 1 in.
Height: 13 ft.
Empty weight: 3,780 lb.
Gross weight: 4,825 lb.
Powerplant: 1x Spartan piston 450 hp
Max speed 106 mph; 92 kn. (171 km/h)
Rotor diameter: 48 ft.
First flight: 1943
Design features: License built Sikorsky H-5, search and rescue version has longer nose below windows and cargo pods on either side of fuselage