A-1 Autogyro
Pilot James Johnson and Etienne Dormoy in front of the Buhl A-1 autogyro
Role Camera observation aircraft
Manufacturer Buhl Aircraft Company
Designer Etienne Dormoy
First flight 15 December 1931
Introduction 1931
Number built 1

The Buhl A-1 Autogyro was an autogyro optimised for air camera work designed and built from 1930. To this end, Etienne Dormoy designed[citation needed] the Buhl A-1, an autogyro with a pusher engine located behind the pilot and camera operator. The Buhl A-1 was the first pusher style autogyro.[citation needed]

Specifications

Data from Aerofiles Buhl[1]

General characteristics

Performance

See also

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration, and era

References

  1. ^ Eckland, K.O. "Buhl, Buhl-Verville". aerofiles.com. Retrieved 27 January 2015.