First flight of the first indigenous Japanese helicopter (Kawasaki XOH-1/OH-X)

Tuesday, August 6, 1996 - Kawasaki Nagoya Facility, Japan



This was the first Japanese helicopter to be designed and developed using indigenous technology. The OH-X Engineering Team team were subsequently awarded the 1998 AHS Howard Hughes Award.

Source: OH-X First Flight Introduces Japan's Inaugural Rotorcraft, AW&ST Staff, Aviation Week & Space Technology, August 19 1996


Aircraft related to this milestone
Kawasaki XOH-1