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Sikorsky Piasecki X 49

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Remembering Roxborough Man, First American To Fly A Helicopter
While Sikorsky was the first American to develop a practical helicopter, his early designs had only one engine beneath a single rotor in front; any additional load to the rear could throw it off balance. Mr.
Helicopters Keep Piasecki Name Flying Through Time
By the mid-1950s, longtime competitor Igor Sikorsky—the first to successfully fly a helicopter—was slipping, due to his stubborn refusal to move away from single-rotor designs and tail rudders. Meanwhile, Piasecki continued ....
Piasecki X-49A Speeedhawk Compound Helicopter: 250-mph Black Hawk?
Piasecki Aircraft Corp. (PAC) has designed and developed a compound helicopter called the X-49A Speedhawk, which utilizes a Sikorsky YSH-60F Seahawk helicopter as the base airframe. The Seahawk is a marine version of the UH-60 Black Hawk ...
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The Quest for the 300-mph Helicopter
The Piasecki X-49 "Speedhawk" — an experimental helicopter based on a Sikorsky YSH-60F Seahawk — first flew in 2007. The "ring tail" helicopter incorporated Piasecki's vectored-thrust ducted propeller and other modificiations. The Speedhawk was ...

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