This Day in Aviation History
June 26th, 1936
First flight of the Focke-Wulf Fw 61.
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….
Wikipedia, Focke-Wulf Fw 61: http://gstv.us/1RB5idc
YouTube, Focke-Wulf FD-61 Helicopter: http://gstv.us/2s5LKNj
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