First VTOL flight of the Hawker P.1127

Friday, October 21, 1960 - Dunsfold Aerodrome, United Kingdom



This was a tethered flight, flown by Hawker Chief Test Pilot A.W. 'Bill' Bedford. An untethered flight followed in November of the same year.

Source: "P.1127", FLIGHT, 2 December 1960, Page 864


Aircraft related to this milestone
Hawker P.1127