The Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm Bo 105 is a light, twin-engine, multi-purpose helicopter developed by Bölkow of Ottobrunn, West Germany. It was the first light twin-engine helicopter in the world, and the first rotorcraft that could perform aerobatic maneuvers such as inverted loops. The Bo 105 features a revolutionary hingeless rotor system, a pioneering innovation in helicopters when …More
A French autogyro: Prototype RM 2 by Roger Marquion from 2004
An autogyro, also known as a gyroplane or gyrocopter, is a type of rotorcraft that uses an unpowered rotor in free autorotation to develop lift.
Max. speed: 170 km/h
Min speed: 45 km/h
Power: 65 HPMore
Mi 10. A Soviet helicopter-crane from 1960. Flight range – 430 km, max. speed – 205 km/h, cargo weight – 15000 (total), on a sling – 8000 kg. Eight world recordsMore
The Bell 205 is the civilian version of the “UH-1 Iroquois” single-engine military helicopter of the Huey family of helicopters. They are type-certificated in the transport category and are used in a wide variety of applications, including crop dusting, cargo lifting and aerial firefighting.More
Naval Aeronautics Museum (fr. Musée de l’Aéronautique Navale) in Rochefort, France. The museum of naval aeronautics, located on the site of the former naval aeronautical base at Rochefort-Soubise in Charente-Maritime, is a museum which includes about 40 aircrafts (planes, seaplanes, gliders, helicopters) but also many engines, 1500 models and electronic equipment.
Created in …More
Sikorsky S-76 from Ala 78 in Granada
The Sikorsky S-76 is an American medium-size commercial utility helicopter, manufactured by the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. The S-76 features twin turboshaft engines, four-bladed main and tail rotors, and retractable landing gear.More
The Eurocopter X³ (X-Cubed) is an experimental high-speed compound helicopter developed by Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopter).
First flight: 2010
World speed record (unofficial): 472 km/h
Cruise speed: 407 km/h
Service ceiling: 3,810 m
Rate of climb: 28 m/s
Engines power: 2200 HP
In June 2014, it was placed in a French air museum in Saint-Victoret.
Sikorsky S 58 HSS 1 (code 944). Made by Sud Aviation (France) under the license S 58 in 1959. Motor: 9 cylinders, 1525 HP
Tanan 300 is a new generation vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) being built by Cassidian, an EADS company (now Airbus Defence and Space). The UAS is suitable for both maritime and land applications.More
The VSR700 is a reconnaissance helicopter drone developed in collaboration between Airbus Helicopters, Guimbal Helicopters and Naval Group. The project was announced in October 2016, and the first flight took place in November 2019.
Motor: diesel, 155 HP. Max. speed 187 km/hMore