Evolution of Rotary Wing Flight
Posted On | 10.02.2012
The history of rotary wing flight is a long and interesting one dating all the way back to 400 B.C. Around this time, the Chinese began making tops with feathers at the end of a stick that they would spin rapidly and then release to fly. Later, several other inventors and physicists would become involved with the “vertical flight machine” project.
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The Evolution of Rotary Wing Flight – An infographic by the team at Hillsboro Aviation