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The SNCASO SO.1310 Farfadet was an experimental French convertiplane of the 1950s.
SNCASO Farfadet Wikipedia
The SO.1310 was a gyrodyne type aircraft featuring a tip-jet driven, three-bladed rotor, a fixed wing and a turboprop engine driving a nose-mounted propeller. First flown on 8 May 1953 the aircraft achieved transition to forward flight on 1 July of that year.
Data from Taylor
General characteristicsCrew: 2
Capacity: 3 passengers, 2 stretchers or freight
Wingspan: 6.3 m (20 ft 8 in)
Main rotor diameter: 11.2 m (36 ft 9 in)
Powerplant: 1 × Turbomeca Arrius gas-generator, providing compressed air to the rotor tips, 270 kW (360 hp)
PerformanceCruising speed: 240 km/h (150 mph)