Aircraft Photo of N6232C | American Helicopter XA-6 Buck Private | American Helicopter Co | AirHistory.net #398913
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N6232C
Aircraft Original Type:American Helicopter A-6 Buck Private
Aircraft Generic Type:American Helicopter A-6 Buck Private
Aircraft Version:American Helicopter XA-6 Buck Private
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:American Helicopter Co
Location
Location:Not known
Region / Country:California, United States
 
Photo Date:1950
Photo from:Peter de Jong Collection
Photo ID: 398913
Photo Comment

Al Bayer in the XA-6 helicopter. A compressor fed air to pulse-jet engines mounted on the rotor tips. A further development was the XA-8 Jet Jeep, military designation XH-26. The American Helicopter Company was based in Manhattan Beach, California. Photo courtesy of CW Bayer who wrote the interesting online book Flying Without Instruction about his father's work. Photo from: CW Bayer

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