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Sunday, November 1st 2009, 4:42am

Canadian Gyros



Sunday, November 1st 2009, 4:44am

ShinRa-Berliner NS-64 Gyrodyne

Length: 12.74 meters (rotor not included)
Width: 12.48 meters (rotor not included)
Height: 3.57 meters (rotor not included)
Weight: 2,280 kilograms
Load capacity: 3,850 kilograms
Maximum speed: 235 knots (at sea-level)
Cruising speed: 173 knots
Ascending time: Unknown
Ceiling [/maximum altitude]: 9,400 meters
Range: 1,140 nautical miles (estimate)
Engine: Oil-cooling RG24 type horizontal-facing 24 cylinder engine (Pusher-prop configuration)
Ascending output: 1,200 horsepower
Rotor: 4.7 meters in diameter; 2-speed electrical; pitch of 20~70 degrees
Crew capacity: 1


Sunday, November 1st 2009, 4:44am

After lengthy internal development and design troubles, ShinRa Aviation has a new product on the market, a one-person light Autogyro. Production is commencing in early 1938, with orders placed by the RCNAS and RCAF

[SIZE=3]ShinRa Aviation CG-70 "Horse Fly" Autogryo[/SIZE]

- Crew: 1
- Rotor Diameter: 13.5m
- Empty weight: 105 0kg
- Loaded weight: 1410kg
- Powerplant: deHavilland Canada Gipsy King (250hp)
- Armament: 100 pound payload

- Maximum speed: 105 knots
- Max Range: 200 nm
- Service ceiling: 4,800m


Sunday, November 1st 2009, 4:45am

[SIZE=3]ShinRa Aviation CH-1 "Eggbeater" Gyrodyne[/SIZE]

- Crew: 1
- Rotor Diameter: 14.6m
- Empty weight: 830kg
- Loaded weight: 1300kg
- Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney R-985
- Armament: 800 pound payload

- Maximum speed: 105 knots
- Max Range: 230 nm
- Service ceiling: 2,340m

First viable utility helicopter developed, but not accepted for regular deployment.

24 built.


Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 3:12am

[SIZE=3]ShinRa Aviation CH-2 "Liasopod" Gyrodyne[/SIZE]

- Crew: 1
- Rotor Diameter: 12.2m
- Empty weight: 730kg
- Loaded weight: 1100kg
- Powerplant: de Haviland Canada Gipsy Queen
- Armament: 1 Depth Charge / 220 pound Cargo pod

- Maximum speed: 95 knots
- Max Range: 250 nm
- Service ceiling: 3,150m

Ordered as a smaller, more portable unit for regular operation from RCN cruisers.