Aircraft Photo of 50-1840 / 01840 | American Helicopter XH-26 Jet Jeep | USA - Army | #399185
Registration / Serial:50-1840
Alternate Serial:01840
Aircraft Original Type:American Helicopter H-26 Jet Jeep
Aircraft Generic Type:American Helicopter H-26 Jet Jeep
Aircraft Version:American Helicopter XH-26 Jet Jeep
C/n (msn):[ 50-1840 ]
Operator / Titles:USA - Army
Location:Not known
Region / Country:Unknown State, United States
Photo Date:1952
Photo Photo Archive
Photo ID: 399185
Photo Comment

Single-seat helicopter powered by pulse-jet engines on the rotor tips, developed for USAF and US Army. It was designed to be air-droppable for rescue and observation purposes, but not proceeded with although the five prototypes proved to be rugged vehicles. The maker was bought by Fairchild in 1954. Photo from: Wright State University

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