Курочкин Ф. П.
Kurochkin F. P.

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Names and dates
First flight date and time
1948
Country of manufacture
Russia
People involved
Fedor Kurochkin {Фёдор Курочкин}Constructor, Test pilot
Config info
Rotorcraft typeGyroglider
Config
Single rotor
Weights
Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)
100
kg
Manufacturers empty weight (MEW)
20
kg
Cabin and cockpit
Maximum number of people onboard
1
Control system
Max forward tilt of main rotor axis
12
°
Max rearward tilt of main rotor axis
12
°
Max left tilt of main rotor axis
12
°
Max right tilt of main rotor axis
12
°
Main rotor
Main rotor type
Fully articulated
Cyclic control
Tilting rotor shaft
Main rotor diameter
4.80
m
Main rotor direction of rotation
Counterclockwise
Prerotation
Yes
Prerotation type
Drum and rope
Main rotor angular speed
350
rpm
Number of blades
3
Preset blade incidence angle
2
°
Main rotor blade chord
0.20
m
Performance
Maximum towed speed
36
km/h
Miminum rate of descend in autorotation
3.80
m/s
0.1076