Fairchild Hiller FH-1100. A photo.
Fairchild Hiller FH-1100. A photo. Characteristics.

Fairchild Hiller FH-1100


Fairchild Hiller FH-1100 - multipurpose helicopter.

The helicopter was designed by "Hiller". For the first time flew 26.01.1963. Hiller1100 was designed for the US Army, but lost the competition and is certified as a civilian helicopter 22.05.1964. In September 1964 renamed FH1100 for buying aviation company «HillerHelicopters» by «Fairchild».


Fairchild Hiller FH-1100. Photo. 2

Fairchild Hiller FH-1100. A photo.


By the end of 1974 254 produced helicopter, including prototypes. In 1973 Stanley Hiller newly organized company called «HillerAviation» and bought the rights to the helicopter. After renaming «RogersonHillerHelicopters» the company made 5 copies helicopter called RH1100BPegasus in 1983-1986.


Fairchild Hiller FH-1100. Photo booths

Fairchild Hiller FH-1100. Photo booths.


In 1985 one of them modified in the military option RH1100MHornet. Rights helicopter is currently owned by «FH1100ManufactoringCorporation», which is formed in the early 2000 for the manufacture of the helicopter. With 2002 helicopter called the FH-1100F Hoenix.

Features helicopter Fairchild Hiller FH-1100:



  • The diameter of the main rotor: 10.80m 

  • The diameter of the tail rotor: 1.83m 

  • Length: 9.08m 

  • Height: 2.79m 

  • Empty weight: 766kg

  • The highest take-off weight: 1588kg 

  • Domestic fuel: 208 

  • Engine Type: 1xYTD Allison 250C20R 

  • Power: 1x336kW  

  • The speed at FL: 216km / h 

  • Range: 632km 

  • Rate of climb: 546 / min 

  • Ceiling: 5790m 

  • Static ceiling: 4990m

  • Crew: 1 

  • Payload: 6 passengers or accompanying and 2 stretcher or 680kg cargo 


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