First flight of the Kellett XR-8 synchropter

Monday, August 7, 1944



To see a video of the XR-8 in flight, click on this link.

(Source: History of Kellett Helicopter Development, F. K. Meek, Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 1,No. 1, January 1956, Page 61)


Aircraft related to this milestone
Kellett XH-8