First autorotational landing by a helicopter (Focke-Wulf Fw 61)

Monday, May 10, 1937



Proved the ability for a rotorcraft to land with zero power to the rotor and hence the ability to land safely after engine failure

(Source: AHS Calendar June 2015)


Aircraft related to this milestone
Focke-Wulf Fw 61


Related biographies
Henrich Focke