HUP 128479

HUP 128479

Piasecki HUP-2 Retriever USS Intrepid
#128479
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says this HUP 128479 is at
American Helicopter Museum , West Chester APT, Pa 2006

This is the first U.S. production helicopter to have overlapping blades, which served to reduce its size and allow it to fit on aircraft carriers and cruiser elevators. The HUP Retriever is credited with saving hundreds of lives.

Rotor Diameter: 35 ft.
Fuselage Length: 31 ft. 10 in.
Maximum Speed: 115 mph
Cruise Speed: 105 mph