Mite-Sized and for the Tropics

This Week’s Hints to help you along:

  • Designed for high performance in tropical heat and density altitudes.
  • Created for casualty evacuation, despite its seemingly too small size.
  • A surprisingly powerful little French engine with no drive shaft to the rotor
  • The rotor turned via engine bleed gases, remixed with fuel, ignited — giving high power and zero torque
  • Could be transported on the back of a standard issue army truck.

So do you know what this aircraft is?  (And a tip of the hat to our helicopter pilot members!)




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