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Gyrodine QH-50 DASH ASW drone helicopter

 

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
QH-50C (ex-DSN-3) ASW drone 1/1963 - 10/1969 633 1/1971 300-hp engine
QH-50D 326-hp engine

 

Modification

QH-50D

Rotor diameter, m

6.00

Length, m

 

Height, m

 

Rotating area, m2

28.26

Empty mass, kg

524

Full flying-off mass, kg

1036
Engine 1 T50-BO-8A
Power, h. p. 326
Maximal speed, km/h 148
Cruise speed, km/h  
Flying range, km 132
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m 5000
Complement none
Armament 2 Mk 44 or Mk 46 torpedoes

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008