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Sunday, December 16, 2018

«Focke-Wulf Fw 61»

June 26, 1936

Initial flight of the...
Initial flight of the Focke-Wulf Fw 61, the first practical helicopter. The Focke-Wulf Fw 61 is often considered the first practical, functional helicopter, first flown in 1936. It was also known as the Fa 61, as Focke began a new company—Focke Achgelis—after development had begun.
Focke-Wulf Fw 61, first flight, helicopter
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