Hi,- 3 views drawing of the MAI X-3- Photo (bad quality, sorry) of the MAI X-4- 3 views drawing of the MAI X-5Source: 'Letatelnie Apparati MAI' by Yu.V. MakarovIsdatelstvo MAI, 1994 ISBN: 570350161X-- Edited by retrofit on Wednesday 1st of September 2010 08:18:46 PM
Stingray wrote:Thanks Retrofit! I will now add these to the main site.-- Edited by Stingray on Wednesday 1st of September 2010 08:19:38 PM
Thanks Retrofit! I will now add these to the main site.
Hi Stingray,'Letatelnie Apparati MAI'Yu.V. MakarovIsdatelstvo MAI, 1994 ISBN: 570350161X
Moscow Aviation Institute X-1 - Single-seat autogyro with folding two-blade rotor and two-blade pusher propeller. Built in the 1960s.
Moscow Aviation Institute X-2 - ?
Moscow Aviation Institute X-3 - Single-seat twin-rotor helicopter with a 35.3kW engine driving 4-blade rotors within shrouded ducts. Built in 1971.
Moscow Aviation Institute X-4 - Single-seat tri-rotor helicopter.
Moscow Aviation Institute X-5 - Similar design as the X-3 but without ducts over the rotors.
Moscow Aviation Institute "Sokol" ("Falcon") - Project for a single-seat tilt-rotor fighter with 860hp Hispano Suiza engine designed around 1935-1936 by student F. Kurochkin. A machine gun would have been carried in the upper cowling over the nose air intake. Only a small model was built.
Moscow Aviation Institute tilt-wing aircraft - Project for a quad-rotor tilt-wing aircraft in 1963. The single tilting wingspan carried four engines driving rotors/propellers (two on each side). Unbuilt.
Moscow Aviation Institute Inalyot-8 - Project for a VTOL aircraft with a ducted fan rotor at the center of the fuselage and two pusher propellers at the rear. Unbuilt.
Moscow Aviation Institute 205 (MAI-205) - Single-seat ultralight autogyro with one 84.6kW Rotax 914 ULS piston engine. First flew in 2001. Intended for agricultural use.
Moscow Aviation Institute MPVVA - A remote-controlled rotor duct developed in the 1980s.
Moscow Aviation Institute RC helicopter - A remote-controlled helicopter with skids. (It has "07" on the side, could this correspond to a designation?)
Moscow Aviation Institute DPV-100 - A tiny helicopter, likely remote-controlled, with a window at the front, possibly for a camera or other equipment.
Moscow Aviation Institute DPLA 602-03 - A remote-controlled delta-wing tailsitter built in 1978.
Moscow Aviation Institute DPLA 602-05 - A remote-controlled delta-wing tailsitter similar to the one above but with a different nose design. Also has what appears to be counter-rotating two-blade propellers on the nose, possibly like on the previous model. Built in 1981.
Moscow Aviation Institute RUM-V2 - A remote-controlled helicopter with floats on the skids. Built in 1984.
Moscow Aviation Institute RPS-1 - A remote-controlled spherical helicopter with a 4-blade rotor developed in 1985. No apparent anti-torque. Quadropodal landing leg arrangement. Built in 1985
Moscow Aviation Institute RPS-2 - A remote-controlled vertically-cylindrical helicopter with 3-blade rotor. No anti-torque. Stowable quadropod landing legs. Built in 1989.
Moscow Aviation Institute - Kurochkin gyroglider - Towed 3-blade backpack gyroglider developed in 1948.
Moscow Aviation Institute - Gremyatskiy IV-4 - Single-seat foldable ultralight helicopter developed in the early 1970s by student A.V. Gremyatskiy.
Moscow Aviation Institute - Boldirev autogyro - Single-seat towed autogyro developed in 1984. It has what appear to be tip-jets at the ends of the two rotor blades.
Moscow Aviation Institute - Bratukhin heavy-lift transport helicopter - See Bratukhin list.
SKB-MAI light helicopter - ?