Lockheed Model 286 was developed as a research aircraft by the LOCKHEED-California Co.  The 4700-pound, four bladed helicopter was used by U.S. Army and Navy to demonstrate the applicability of the LOCKHEED-developed rigid-rotor system to various size helicopters with a variety of missions.  The Model 286 was 32 feet long and had a rotor diameter of 35 feet.  It was powered by a Pratt & Whitney PT6-B turboshaft engine produced by United Aircraft of Canada.
Main Rotor. Photo by Gene Munson from Army Aviation Museum at Fort Rucker.

Source: Vertiflite March, 1966, pg.16, 24

Lockheed Model 286 Main Rotor

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Lockheed Model 286 was developed as a research aircraft by the LOCKHEED-California Co. The 4700-pound, four bladed helicopter was used by U.S. Army and Navy to demonstrate the applicability of the LOCKHEED-developed rigid-rotor system to various size helicopters with a variety of missions. The Model 286 was 32 feet long and had a rotor diameter of 35 feet. It was powered by a Pratt & Whitney PT6-B turboshaft engine produced by United Aircraft of Canada.
Main Rotor. Photo by Gene Munson from Army Aviation Museum at Fort Rucker.

Source: Vertiflite March, 1966, pg.16, 24

 

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Canon Canon EOS Rebel T6i 1/60s ƒ/5.6 ISO1250 49mm — More Exif data

  • Manufacturer Canon
  • Model Canon EOS Rebel T6i
  • Exposure Time 1/60s
  • Aperture ƒ/5.6
  • ISO 1250
  • Focal Length 49mm
  • Resolution Unit inches
  • Orientation Horizontal (normal)
  • Exposure Program Program AE
  • Metering Mode Multi-segment
  • Flash On, Fired

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