First flight of the Fairey Rotodyne

Wednesday, November 6, 1957 - White Waltham Airfield, United Kingdom



The aircraft (XE521) was piloted by W. R. Gellatly and J.G.P. Morton.

The Rotodyne still holds a world speed record (in the E-2 Rotodyne sub-class).

See AHS Calendar November 2014 for more details.


Aircraft related to this milestone
Fairey Rotodyne


Related biographies
John Morton
Ron Gellatly
August Stepan