Landgraf H-2

 

First helicopter of Landgraf Helicopter Corporation developed in 1944.  Bought by the USAF for testing in 1948; however, the aircraft crashed in the testing and the pilot was killed.  The project was halted following the incident.

For further details on the design and development history of the aircraft see,

Source: “Landgraf Helicopter Co. Model H-2 Lateral-Twin Helicopter”, Ken Bartie, VFS 2019 VTOL History Calendar

 

 

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Overview
Parent type *No type assigned
Variant *No Variant assigned
Design authority Landgraf Helicopter Corporation
Primary manufacturer Landgraf Helicopter Corporation
Key Characteristics
Operational status No longer flying
Max gross weight (ground)   319 386 n/a 386 n/a
Crew 1
Seating arrangement Single seater
Configuration
VTOL type Helicopter
Compound type None
Lift configuration Tandem (Lateral)
Control device type None
Features
Number of engines 1
Number of propulsors 0
Number of lift devices 2
Number of control devices 0
Milestones associated with the Landgraf H-2
1944 First flight of Landgraf H-2

Landgraf H-2

 

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Landgraf H-2

 

Operated By
United States Air Force No longer flying

Landgraf H-2

 

Forum Proceedings related to the Landgraf H-2

A Full Scale Airframe High Cycle Fatigue Test Methodology and its Application to the SH-2G Helicopter
P.E. Keary, T. Vothanh, and C.A. Tomashofski, Kaman Aerospace Corp.

 

Application of Generalized Force Determination to a Full Scale Low Cycle Fatigue Test of the SH-2G Helicopter
C.A. Tomashofski, E.J. Nagy, and P.E. Keary, Kaman Aerospace Corp.`

 

Applying Software Safety Methodologies to the SH-2G(A) Glass Cockpit
Hoagland, Michael V.

 

Damage Tolerance Testing of SH-2 Seasprite Composite Main Rotor Blade
K. Drake Klotzman and Frank B. Clark, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

Damage Tolerance Testing of SH-2 Seasprite Composite Main Rotor Blade
K. Drake Klotzman and Frank B. Clark, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

Design and Structural Features of the SH-2F Composite Main Rotor Blade
W.F. Alex and G.A. McCoubrey, Kaman Aerospace Corp

 

Development Of A Light Weight Emergency Flotation System For The SH-2G Super Seasprite
Polis Vrionides, Kaman Aerospace Corporation; George McCoubrey, Vertical Flight Technology

 

Flight Test Identification Of SH-2G Dynamics In Support Of Digital Flight Control System Development
Chris A. Tomashofski, Kaman Aerospace Corporation; Dr. Mark B. Tischler, AVRDEC

 

Flight Test Identification Of SH-2G Dynamics In Support Of Digital Flight Control System Development
Mr. Chris A. Tomashofski, Kaman Aerospace Corporation; Dr. Mark B. Tischler, AVRDEC

 

GPS Integrity Monitoring Integration in the Kaman SH-2G(A) Super Seasprite Helicopter for the Royal Australian Navy
Scott, Robert

 

HealthwatcH-2 System Overview
Barszcz, Eric; Huff, Edward M.; Mosher, Marianne

 

Human Factors in the Design of a Glass Cockpit for the SH-2G(A)
Michael Hoagland, Kaman Aerospace Corp.; Harvey Bordett, Kaman Aerospace Corp.; Russell Chicoine, Kaman Aerospace Corp.; Mark Henschke, SMA Corp.

 

Hybrid Composite Horizontal Stabilizer for CCR UH-2 Helicopter
F.B. Clark, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

Safe Strength/Damage Tolerance Assessment V. a Fail-Safe Approach in the Design of the SH-2G Engine Mount Structure
Charles D. Van Etten and Paul E. Keary, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

Safe Strength/Damage Tolerance Assessment vs. a Fail-Safe Approach in the Design of the SH-2G Engine Mount Structure

Charles D. Van Etten and Paul E. Keary, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

The Analytical Substantiation Of The SH-2G(E) Helicopter
Brian J. Moriarty, Paul E. Keary, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

The Human Factors Engineering and Design Processes Employed in the Development of the Two-Man Crew Multi-Mission SH-2G(A) Maritime Helicopter
John McGonagle and Chris Hyder, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

The Methodology And Economics Of Technological Upgrade Demonstrated By The SH-2F To SH-2G Conversion Program
Polis Vrionides, Jonathan Zimmitti; KAMAN Aerospace Corporation

 

The SH-2G Super Seasprite Tailcone - A Unique Advantage
Orkin, Curt; Vrionides, Polis

 

 

Vertiflite articles related to the Landgraf H-2

Vertiflite, Fall/Winter 2000

Military Technology: Managing Maritime Missions - The SH-2G(A) Integrated Tactical Avionics System -

 

Vertiflite, January/February 1988

Naval H-2 and H-3 Programs -

 

Vertiflite, May 1968

Modified Kaman UH-2C Establishes Record High in Gross Weight

 

Vertiflite, November 1968

Kaman Aircraft Testing UH-2C with Stub Wings

 

Vertiflite, November/December 1983

The SH-2F Seasprite: Back In Production -

 

Vertiflite, November/December 1984

PAH-2: The German/French Connection -

 

Vertiflite, November/December 1985

H-2/H-3: Meeting the Navy's Challenge -

 

Vertiflite, September 1968

Armer Kaman UH-2C Seasprites Ordered by U.S. Navy

 

 

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Articles from NASA Technical Reports Server related to the Landgraf H-2

 

Patent information from the US Patent and Trademark Office related to the Landgraf H-2

 

Google Books related to the Landgraf H-2

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