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AH-56 Cheyenne

This HFI model is part of the world's largest public display of scale model helicopters. It was built to 1/72 scale.

Aircraft Specifications
First Flight:
Main Rotor:
50 ft., 5 in.
1 x 3,435 shp GE T64-GE-16
Max Speed:
242 mph
13 ft., 8 in.
54 ft., 8 in.
Gross Weight:
22,020 lbs.
Empty Weight:
11,735 lbs.

About the Aircraft: Although ten prototypes were to be built and tested, the helicopter eventually ran into serious problems with its gyro, and a variation of rotor thrust every other revolution. Despite proposed changes by the manufacturer, the Army cancelled the production contract.

Works Referenced

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