Collection Item Summary:
The de Bothezat helicopter was the United States' first military helicopter project.
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National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
United States Army Air Service, Engineering Division
Gift of Jerome Camera & Instrument Corporation.
Overall: 2ft 3/4in. x 1 1/8in. (62.87 x 2.86cm)
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United States of America
24 3/4 in. long, 1 1/8 in. diameter, from helicopter flown at McCook Field, 1922