First untethered flight of the Convair XFY-1 Pogo

Sunday, August 1, 1954 - NAS Moffett Field, United States of America



The aircraft had flown, tethered, on 29 Apr 1954. The aircraft went on to complete the first successful complete VTOL transition flight.

Source: AHS Calendar August 2014 for more details


Aircraft related to this milestone
Convair XFY-1 Pogo


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