Sunday, 28 December 2008

The Quest for the 300mph Helicopter

This year marked the passing of Frank Piasecki, one of the pioneers of rotary aircraft.

Piasecki was perhaps best known as the man who successfully developed the first tandem-rotor helicopter, paving the way for long-serving military aircraft like the CH-47 Chinook and the CH-46 Sea Knight.

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