First flight of the Hughes XV-9A

Thursday, November 5, 1964 - Hughes Aircraft Plant, Culver City, United States of America



The XV-9A (also known as Hughes Model 385) was an experimental helicopter with a hot-cycle rotor system. It was piloted by Robert G. Ferry.

Source: "US Army/Hughes XV-9A", Pete Noell, AHS Calendar November 2015 - November


Aircraft related to this milestone
Hughes Model 385/XV-9A


Related biographies
Robert G. Ferry