First flight of Kaman's first helicopter (Kaman K-125A)

Wednesday, January 15, 1947



This was a twin rotor sychropter. The following reference provides a detailed account of the event,

"Kaman Aerospace Corporation: Evolution of the Helicopter", R.H. Jones, VERTIFLITE May/June 1984, Page 25

In other references this aircraft is referred to by the designation K-125.

Source: AHS Calendar January 2009


Aircraft related to this milestone
Kaman K-125

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Charles H. Kaman