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Flettner Fl 185

Prototype




Flettner Fl 185 Prototype reconnaissance helicopter

Service Data

In Service: 1937

Production Data

First Flight: 1937
Manufacturer: Flettner
Number built: 1

Technical Data

Type: Prototype reconnaissance helicopter

Crew: 1 man
Length: m
Rotor diameter: 12 m
Disc area
Height: m
Empty: 771 kg
Loaded: 898 kg
Engine
1 × Siemens Halske 14A 7 cylinder air cooled radial engine producing up to 140 hp
Maximum speed: km/h
Range: km
Service ceiling: m
Armament:
Bomb load up to
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwafe
Variants:

Other: Prototypes
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History

The Flettner Fl 185 was a single seat single engine reconnaissance helicopter using autorotation for forward flight two contra rotating airscrews on outriggers 1937 only one prototype built

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Sources

The Warplanes of the Third Reich.
ISBN-10: 0385057822

German Aircraft of the Second World War.
ISBN-10: 0370000242

Hitler's Luftwaffe.
ISBN-10: 051718771X

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