First practical use of cyclic pitch (Hafner A.R.III)

Thursday, September 19, 1935 - Heston Aerodrome, United Kingdom



The pilot was Capt. Baker. More details of the aircraft can be found in NACA-AC-205, which shows a detailed view of the arrangement of the cyclic control (see Figs 4,5,6). The aircraft carried registration G-ADMV.

Note: The milestone date is the date of the article below. The actual date in September is believed to be a few days earlier.

Source: "Noteable Newcomers", FLIGHT, September 19, 1935


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Hafner A.R.III


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