Cierva Air Horse


Two prototypes built of this tri-rotor, heavy lift helicopter. Apart from these orders (against Air Ministry Spec E19/46), others were not forthcoming and the project was cancelled.


Engine: 1 x RR Merlin 24 1645shp
Capacity: 2
Length: (m)
Height: (m)
Blades: 9
Rotor diam.: (m) 14.33
Disc area: (m2) 483.54
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 5507     Max: 7938
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 153     Max: 225
Range: (km) 531
Ceiling: (m)
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 274.3

List of Operators of Cierva Air Horse

From Organisation with model Air Horse

Construction Numbers on database of Air Horse or its versions

2Air Horse

Construction Numbers

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C/NBuilt asYearHistory
W11/1 1947 VZ724 : ff 8 Dec 1948 at Eastleigh. Also carried G-ALCV. Crashe+
W11/2 WA555 : Also carried G-ALCW. Scrapped Mar 1958

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