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Hiller designations
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The list is incomplete...

 
 
Hiller XH-44
Hiller X-2-235
Hiller J-5
Hiller UH-4 "Commuter"
Hiller NC-5 / UH-5B "Rotormatic"
Hiller Model 360 / UH-12 / OH-23
Hiller HH-120 "Hornet"
Hiller HJ-1 "Hornet"
Hiller HOE-1 / YH-32 "Hornet"
Hiller flying crane
Hiller "Sky Bus"
Hiller VZ-1 "Pawnee" / "Flying Platform"
Hiller VXT-8 Coleopter
Hiller Coleopter Flying Crane
Hiller Lift-Fan Flying Platform
Hiller YH-32A ULV
Hiller experimental autogyro
Hiller ROE-1
Hiller X-18
Hiller Ten99
Fairchild-Hiller FH-1100
Hiller UH-12E5
Hiller STORC
Hiller Model 720
Hiller Tandem Tilt-Wing


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Model 720 : combination of two Model 360s
Model 1031 : (ONR) Flying platform, 1955
Model 1033 : (XROE.1) 1957
Model 1035 : Convertiplane P
Model 1045 : Convertiplane P
Model 1048 : Convertiplane P
Model 1056 : Convertiplane P
Model 1057 : Convertiplane P
Model 1058 : Convertiplane P
Model 1067 : transport/rescue
Model 1084 : multipurpose-transport
Model 1085 : (X.18), 1959
Model 1098 : STORC
Model 1099 : 1961
Model 1005 :flying-crane
Model 1059 :deflected slipstream STOL aircraft
Model 1091 : CAMEL
Model 1100 : (Fairchild-Hiller), 1963
Model 1108 : tip turbojet-powered heavy-lift helicopter
Model 1117 : ?


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Here's the most complete Hiller list you will find at this point:


EARLY/NON-STANDARD DESIGNATIONS:

  • XH-44 Hiller-Copter
  • X2-235 Hiller-Copter?
  • UH-4 Commuter
  • J-5 (UH-5B) Rotor-Matic (also designated NC-5)
  • Model 360 Raven
    • Model 360X "Yellow Pearl" (or "Yellow Peril"?), a two-seat civilian helicopter based on UH-5, powered by one 175 hp Franklin 6V4-178-B32 engine
    • Model 360 civilian demonstrator (production certificate 6-H-1)
    • UH-12 Raven civilian helicopter and YH-23 Raven for USAF
    • UH-12A Raven civilian helicopter / Army (O)H-23A / Navy HTE-1
    • UH-12B Raven civilian helicopter / Army (O)H-23B / Navy HTE-2 / Royal Navy HT.Mk.1
    • UH-12C Raven civilian helicopter / Army (O)H-23C
    • UH-12D Raven civilian helicopter / Army (O/U)H-23D
    • UH-12D-1 Raven civilian helicopter
    • UH-12E Raven civilian helicopter / Army H-23E / Army OH-23G / Canada CH-112 Nomad / Royal Navy HT.Mk.2
    • UH-12EL Raven
    • UH-12ET Raven
    • UH-12E-3 Raven
    • UH-12E-3T Raven
    • UH-12E-4 Raven civilian helicopter / also known as Model E4 and Station-Wagon / Army (O)H-23F
    • UH-12E-4T Raven
    • UH-12E-5 Raven
    • UH-12E-5T Raven
    • UH-12J-3 Raven
    • UH-12L Raven
    • UH-12L-4 Raven, also known as Models L4 and SL4
    • UH-12SL Raven
  • J-10 first helicopter fitted with a NOTAR
  • VJ100 passenger rocket project; test models only *
  • HO-352 observation helicopter proposal for US Navy (1952) (Spangenberg Index)
  • Model 616 AERCAB (Aircrew Escape/Rescue CApaBiility)Princeton sailwing concept (Fairchild-Hiller)
  • Model 697 USAF X-16 competition proposal * (also found for X-18 by mistake)
  • Model 720 combination of two Model 360 helicopters
  • UTJ-800 no details (Spangenberg Index)
  • H-40 helicopter project
  • K-16A LARA/COIN proposal (with Kaman? or Kaman only?)
  • LZ-5-2 license-built rotor for Doman helicopter in Army proposal (H-40 competition)
  • VXT-8 Coleopter ring-wing VTO project
  • HJ-1 Hornet
    • HH-120 prototype of the HJ-1 series
    • HJ-1 Hornet, small helicopter with rotor-tip jets (also found as J-1)
    • Navy XHOE-1 Hornet
    • Army YH-32 Hornet
    • Army YH-32A ULV "Sally Rand"
  • VHR-447 tri-service XC-142A VTOL transport (Vought-Hiller-Ryan) (=Vought V-464)

* not rotorcraft but added for the sake of completion

4-DIGIT SERIES:

  • Model 1005 Aerial Carryall crane helicopter project (or Flying Truck ?)
  • Model 1031-A Airborne Personal Platform designed upon Charles Zimmerman concepts (ONR evaluation)
  • Model 1031-A-1 Flying Platform procured by Army as the VZ-1EPawnee (7 examples produced of all versions)
  • Model 1033 Rotorcycle for Navy (XROE-1)
  • Model 1033 Rotorcycle for Navy (YROE-1); cancelled development of XROE-1
  • Model 1035 first tilt-wing project under an Army contract; design began in 1953
  • Model 1045 Propelloplane, small tilt-wing transport proposed to Army in 1954 against requirement for utility helicopter (lost to "Huey")
  • Model 1048A Propelloplane, first government-funded tilt-wing study contract, encouraged by ONR; used the front section of a C-130 fuselage
  • Model 1051 propelloplane proposal, led to the Model 1085
  • Model 1056 tiltrotor design in a comparative study for the Navy's BuAer
  • Model 1057 tilt-wing design in a comparative study for the Navy's BuAer (the tilt-wing won)
  • Model 1058 tilt-duct design in a comparative study for the Navy's BuAer
  • Model 1059 deflected slipstream STOL aircraft project (same as the "mixed propulsion aircraft" ?)
  • Model 1067 Propelloplane, transport/rescue project based on the Model 1048
  • Model 1070 ship-based utility helicopter (HU) proposal for US Navy (1955) (Spangenberg Index)
  • Model 1084 multipurpose/transport project based on X-18 design
  • Model 1085B Propelloplane (USAF X-18) (1958)
  • Model 1091* CAMEL (Collapsible Airborne Military Equipment Lifter), a collapsible air-droppable army helicopter
  • Model 1094DO CAMEL, a variant of Model 1091
  • Model 1098 STORC (Self-ferrying Trans-Ocean Rotary-wing Crane) tip turbojet helicopter
  • Model 1099* Ten 99 Assault Support Helicopter proposal to USN (1961) (also 1099A / Ten 99A?)
  • Model FH-1100*
    • Army HO-5/OH-5A helicopter (1963)
    • FH-1100 commercial variant of OH-5
    • OH-5B variant proposal
    • RH-1100A Pegasus**
    • RH-1100B Pegasus**
    • RH-1100M**
    • RH-1100S seven-seat variant, not built**
    • FH-1100 Fhoenix (not Hiller - note spelling)
  • Model FH-1108* Hiller-Continental tip turbojet-powered very heavy-lift helicopter
  • Model FH-111?* PC-6 Porter (see under FAIRCHILD-PILATUS) (once proposed as OV-12)
  • Model 1117 rotorcraft, no details


*Fairchild-Hiller
**Rogerson-Hiller



AS YET UNDESIGNATED PROJECTS/PROTOTYPES:

  • "OV-12" proposal
  • "Flying Shoes", the first Zimmerman flying platform
  • autogyro
  • BARC (Besson's Aerial Railhead Crane)
  • Skybus, a large forty-to-fifty passenger civil ram jet transport helicopter project
  • mixed-propulsion aircraft project, apparently for COIN missions
  • VTOL proposal
  • transonic VTOL project
  • Flying Jeep
  • Aerial Sedan
  • Flying Crane helicopter to perform midair recovery of the first stage of the Saturn 5
  • four-duct flying platform with bubble canopy at front (armed?)
  • twin-duct flying gun platform
  • tandem tilt-wing project
  • Weight Lifter? twin-duct military transport aircraft with conventional tail
  • twin-engine retractoplane type with additional folding-rotor retracting into wing surface
  • three-duct flying-crane with pilot positioned on top
  • four-duct flying-crane with bubble-type canopy at front




-- Edited by Stargazer2006 on Wednesday 6th of October 2010 07:24:44 PM



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Well done Stéphane, thanks very much! clap.gif



-- Edited by Stingray on Wednesday 27th of April 2011 12:02:10 AM

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No probs! I've just added the Model 616 AERCAB to the list.

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Don't want to muddy the waters, but in Les Ailes February 1961, two closely
related flying crane designs were shown, a two bladed one, designated
H-1089A (27 tons MTOW) and a four bladed one (55 tons MTOW):

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Thanks Jens!

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