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  • 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 1645 shp
    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

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    Construction Numbers

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    C/NBuilt asYearHistory
    W11/1 1947 VZ724
    W11/2 WA555

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