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1959

Galaxie XRG-65 Glaticopter

The XRG-65 Glaticopter is a one-of-a-kind research helicopter intended to evaluate new ideas in rotor control and drive systems. The fuselage is of welded steel tube construction with an aluminum bucket seat forward of the main rotor shaft.

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In 1968 the XRG-65 was modified into G-100 helicopter with a 65hp Continental A-65 engine. There was also a two-seat version G-100A with 100hp Continentel O-200-A.

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Technical data for XRG-65 Glaticopter

Rotor diameter: 7.82m, fuselage length: 6.1m, max speed: 120km/h, cruising speed: 105km/h

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