Aug 14, 2014
It is a QH-50D, co-axial drone helicopter used by the Navy in the sixties for anti-submarine protection. It was a stop-gap stand-off attack system while the Navy was installing the ASROC system on destroyers. This bird could carry 2 MK-44 or 1 MK-46 anti-submarine torpedos. It had a 300 hp Boeing jet engine, could lift and carry almost it's own weight, which was close to 1200 lbs. and fly in combat 100 kts+ and it was a "Drone"