Aero HC-2 Heli Baby sketch 002 Aero hc-2 heli baby, domestic helicopter, general purpose helicopter, two seater helicopter, fan cooled engine
Jane's All the World's Aircraft, 1959-60
It has been announced officially that 200 HC-2 helicopters are being built for domestic use and export. They will probably be fitted with the new and specially-developed 105hp M 110 four-cylinder horizontally-opposed engine.
The following details apply to the prototypes, several of which are flying.
TYPE: Two-seat light general-purpose helicopter.
ROTOR SYSTEM: Three-blade main rotor and two-blade anti-torque tail rotor. Main rotor blades of wooden construction with a steel insert in leading-edge for mass balance and plywood covering armoured with fiberglass. NACA 23015 aerofoil section. Blades fully articulated in flapping and drag planes. Single adjustable friction damper for all three drag hinges. Blades mounted on tubular steel spars incorporating tension-torsion bars. Cyclic pitch change actuated by control stick. Collective pitch lever synchronised with engine throttle....