Helicopter by N.I.Sorokin

Twin-rotor helicopter with tractor propeller. All rotors powered by single 50hp Argus engine. Construction started in 1909 (St.Petersburg), aircraft was re-designed several times and never finished.



References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.41-42;
  • 44k b/w photo from "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.41

    Modified September 18, 1997 Back to
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