Fairey: Gyrodyne

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Names and dates
Market original model designation
Gyrodyne
Market model designation (english translation or spelling)
Gyrodyne
First flight date and time
1947-12-04
(...)
1947-12-07
Country of manufacture
United Kingdom
Config info
Rotorcraft typeCompound helicopter
Config
Single rotor
Weights
Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)
2177
kg
Manufacturers empty weight (MEW)
1633
kg
External dimensions
Fuselage length
7.62
m
Fuselage height
3.10
m
Main rotor
Main rotor diameter
15.77
m
Main rotor direction of rotation
Counterclockwise
Number of blades
3
Powerplant
Engine model
Alvis Leonides
Engine type
Piston
Number of engines
1
Total maximum power
520
HP
Performance
Maximum horizontal flight speed (Vh)
225
km/h
0.0482