Experimental two-seater built in 1958 powered by a "cold-jet" rotor system: the 400 hp Blackburn Turbomeca Turmo 600 turbine drove a compressor which fed compressed air to blade-tip nozzles.
G.Apostolo "The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Helicopters", 1984
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|Technical data for K-17
Engine: 1 x Blackburn/Turbomeca "Turmo" turboshaft, rated at 300kW,
main rotor diameter: 11.28m,
empty weight: 431kg,
take-off weight: 907kg,
max speed: 129km/h,
|Leland Crowl, e-mail, 14.08.2015||reply|
What nozzle pressure did it have and what was the rotor rpm?
|peter, e-mail, 03.02.2009||reply|
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