16 April 1941. On this Day in Aviation History

Sikorksy VS300

Igor I. Sikorsky impressively demonstrates the capabilities of his VS-300 helicopter by hovering virtually motionless over Stratford (Connecticut) Airport for one hour, five minutes.

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Powered by a large, 90-hp engine, it sets a new helicopter record.

 

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