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      Model Exhibits By Manufacturer: Doman Helicopters, Inc.



This HFI model is part of the world's largest public display of scale model helicopters.

Aircraft Specifications
First Flight:
Main Rotor:
48 ft.
Lycoming Io-720, or a THIO-720
Max Speed:
105 mph
10 ft., 3 in.
38 ft.
Gross Weight:
5,200 lbs.
Empty Weight:
2,860 lbs.

About the Aircraft:
The D10 is a variant of the LZ-5 that featured a simplified, self-lubricated rotor system. That eight-seat helicopter first flew in April, 1953. In publicity photos at the time, the LZ-5 was photographed in hover while carrying a 1,850 lb. Volkswagen automobile. The helicopter was supplied to the U.S. Army and designated YH-31.

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