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|Gyrodyne QH-50D DASH (Drone Anti-Submarine
Helicopter), c/n DS-1482, was delivered to The Museum on 2nd October
2014 after transport by road from Liverpool Docks where it had arrived on 22 September 2014 after shipment from the port of Long
Beach, California. Crating for shipment had been carried out by the
Robinson Helicopter Company at their nearby Torrance facility.
unmanned, radio-controlled, surveillance and anti-submarine helicopter, with coaxial,
contra-rotating rotors, built in mid-1966, was one of more than 800
in different versions, by the Gyrodyne Company in St.James, Long Island, New
This and other production examples of the QH-50D were powered by one 365 shp (272
kW) Boeing T50-BO-12 turboshaft engine, built in Seattle.
|Gyrodyne QH-50D, c/n DS-1482|
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