With a compressed air start, the helicopter Tip-pulse jets produce 95 lb (43 kg) of static thrust each. The base of the aircraft is a recycled base of the Sikorsky R-6A fuselage and there are two seats. First flown in 1948, according to Michael Hirschberg in The American Helicopter.
Design authority: American Helicopter Co.
Primary manufacturer: American Helicopter Co.
Parent type: No type defined
Aircraft status: No longer flying
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Crew required: 1 in Single seater arrangement
Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)