Glidden (Glid) Doman dies

Monday, June 6, 2016



Glidden (Glid) Doman was an early pioneer in the rotorcraft industry. Amongst his many achievements, he was responsible for a highly innovative design for rotor heads described in the following reference,

Ref: American Helicopter Development, FLIGHT, February 5th 1948, Page 155

An excellent history of Doman helicopters is provided in an early AHS Journal paper,

Ref: History of Doman Helicopters, Inc., Stephen du Pont and Giles Montgomery, Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1956, Page 64

Source: "AHS Mourns the Loss of Glid Doman, Last Helicopter Pioneer", AHS website, June 09 2016



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