Control Stick, 1922 De Bothezat Helicopter

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Vertical Flight exhibition at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Collection Item Summary:

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

Collection Item Long Description:

Date

1922

Inventory Number

A19530080000

Physical Description

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

Credit Line

Gift of Jerome Camera & Instrument Corporation.

Country of Origin

United States of America

Dimensions

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

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

CRAFT-Aircraft Parts