Aircraft Photo of 53-4663 | Hiller YH-32 Hornet | USA - Army | AirHistory.net #125718
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:53-4663
Aircraft Original Type:Hiller H-32 Hornet (HJ-1)
Aircraft Generic Type:Hiller H-32 Hornet (HJ-1)
Aircraft Version:Hiller YH-32 Hornet
C/n (msn):2
Operator / Titles:USA - Army
Location
City / Airport:McMinnville - MunicipalMap
Region / Country:Oregon, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KMMV   IATA: -   Local: MMV   Other: -
Collection:Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
 
Photo Date:1 October 2018
Photo by:Peter de Jong
Photo ID: 125718
Photo Comment

First flown in 1950, the Horrnet light helicopter was propelled by rotor tip-mounted ramjets. It suffered from very high fuel consumption and noise levels. This example was also registered as N3781G and is here on loan from the Classic Rotors Museum, Victorville.

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