logo

Video encyclopedia

15/04/1941 One-hour helicopter flight

Aviation designer Igor Ivor Sikorsky flew his experimental helicopter, the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, for 65 minutes and 14.5 seconds. It was the first successful single lifting rotor helicopter in the United States. VS-300 was also first successful helicopter with single vertical-plane tail rotor configuration for antitorque.

Relations