First flight of the VFW H2

Thursday, April 30, 1964



The H2 was an experimental aircraft that could use either compressed air or combustion type tip jets to drive the main rotor. It used a pusher type propller for forward propulsion.

Source: "Hybrid Helicopters: Compounding the Quest for Speed"Raymond L. Robb, VERTIFLITE Summer 2006, Page 34


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