Control Stick, 1922 De Bothezat Helicopter

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The de Bothezat helicopter was the United States' first military helicopter project.

Gift of Jerome Camera & Instrument Corporation.

Physical Description:
24 3/4 in. long, 1 1/8 in. diameter, from helicopter flown at McCook Field, 1922

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
United States Army Air Service, Engineering Division

Date
1922

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Vertical Flight

Type
CRAFT-Aircraft Parts

Dimensions
Overall: 2ft 3/4in. x 1 1/8in. (62.87 x 2.86cm)

The de Bothezat helicopter was the United States' first military helicopter project.

Gift of Jerome Camera & Instrument Corporation.

Physical Description:
24 3/4 in. long, 1 1/8 in. diameter, from helicopter flown at McCook Field, 1922

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
United States Army Air Service, Engineering Division

Date
1922

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Vertical Flight

Type
CRAFT-Aircraft Parts

Dimensions
Overall: 2ft 3/4in. x 1 1/8in. (62.87 x 2.86cm)

ID: A19530080000