Kjeller: PK X-1

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Names and dates
Market original model designation
PK X-1
Market model designation (english translation or spelling)
PK X-1
First flight date and time
1956
(...)
1955-05
Project end date
1956
Country of manufacture
Norway
People involved
Paul Kjolseth {Paul KjĂžlseth}Chief design engineer
Config info
Rotorcraft typeHelicopter
Config
Single rotor
Way of counteracting main rotor torque
Tail rotor
Weights
Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)
770
kg
Manufacturers empty weight (MEW)
625
kg
Cabin and cockpit
Maximum number of people onboard
2
External dimensions
Fuselage width
1.20
m
Length
7.90
m
(...)
7.80
m
Height
2.53
m
Total length (rotors turning)
11.38
m
Overal height
2.50
m
Main rotor
Main rotor type
Semi-rigit
Cyclic control
Servo flaps
Main rotor diameter
9.26
m
Main rotor direction of rotation
Clockwise
Number of blades
2
Tail rotor
Tail rotor type
Classic tail rotor
Tail rotor direction of rotation
Clockwise
Number of blades
2
Powerplant
Engine model
Ranger 6-440C-4
(...)
Fiarchild Ranger
Franklin 60440-C4
Engine type
Piston
Number of engines
1
Total maximum power
200
HP
(...)
180
HP
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