First flight of the Hughes YAH-64 (AAH competitor)

Tuesday, September 30, 1975



First flight of one of the aircraft in the US Army's AAH competition. Also known as Hughes Model 77 by the company designation.

The aircraft flew from the Hughes flight test facility in Palomar, CA. Pilots were Robert Ferry and Raleigh Fletcher

Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology, 06 Oct 1975


Aircraft related to this milestone
Hughes YAH-64/Model 77


Related biographies
Robert G. Ferry