Wednesday, June 16, 2010

VTOL flight takes flight on this day...

On June 16, 1922, Henry Berliner demonstrated a working helicopter prototype to the United States Army, and is often given as the debut of the helicopter, at College Park Airport.

Wired: Officials of the U.S. Navy’s Bureau of Aeronautics watch Henry Berliner make the first controlled horizontal helicopter flight in the United States.

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