Back TsAGI 2-EA

TsAGI 2-EA autogyro

Experimental winged autogiro, similar in layout to Cierva C-19 Mk.III. First Soviet autogiro testbed used for systematic study of all construction elements on the design stage, as well as flight performance. It was built in the beginning of 1931.

Chrome-molibdenium steel tubes were used for the kingpost and rotor blades spars. Fuselage frame and engine cradle - steel tube frame, wing - wooden. Cover of EA-2 was all-over fabric.

2-EA was a successful aircraft, and after fulfilling the trial program it was transferred to special propaganda aviagroup named after writer Maxim Gorkij.

Russian Aviation Museum

TsAGI 2-EA autogyro on skids

This autogyro was designed by V. A. Kuznetsov, heading a group of engineers. It had a four-bladed rotor and the engine drove a two-bladed airscrew. The fuselage consisted of welded steel tubes.

The overall external appearance was quite like that of the C.19.

P.Lambermont "Helicopters and Autogyros of the World", 1958

Do you have any comments ?

Name   E-mail

Virtual Aircraft Museum

All the World's Rotorcraft