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Inventor Profile:
Peter Jacobs

 Jaycopter Specs

Jaycopter Specs

Drawing of a JaycopterThe Jaycopter consisted of four main parts: the boom, the boom counterweight, the tower and the fuselage. The boom, tower and fuselage were designed for easy assembly, disassembly and transport. The boom counterweight could be adjusted according topatent record for this invention the weight of the passengers. The Jaycopter was designed so that the fuselage could pitch and roll up to 30 degrees in relation to the vertical support column.

Drawing of the captive helicopter apparatusThe Jaycopter had a range of 100 feet (around 30 metres) in diameter with a ceiling of 76 feet (23 metres). Features included an electric cabin heater, an interior cabin light, an instrument panel light and two exterior landing lights. The motive power was electricity, keeping the cabin quiet, ideal for instruction in a normal voice.

 

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