Items tagged rotary wing aircraft in MV Collections

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  • Helicopter Model - Bristol Type 171 Sycamore Object

    Helicopter Model - Bristol Type 171 Sycamore

    History: The Bristol Sycamore was the first commercially successful British helicopter design and was also the first British helicopter to receive a certificate of airworthiness follow ...

    Images: 1
  • Autogiro Model - Cierva C.6C / Avro Type 574, 1933 Object

    Autogiro Model - Cierva C.6C / Avro Type 574, 1933

    Aircraft History In about 1920, Juan de la Cierva began experimenting with what he called an 'Autogiro' flying machine combining a conventional aircraft fuselage and a free-wheeling r ...

    From: Benalla, Australia Images: 4
  • Helicopter Model - Fairey Rotodyne, 1962 Object

    Helicopter Model - Fairey Rotodyne, 1962

    History Designed as a large passenger carrying compound helicopter by the Fairey Aviation Company in the UK, the Rotodyne was an attempt to combine the speed and comfort of a turboprop ...

    Images: 1
  • Helicopter Model - Agusta Bell 47J Object

    Helicopter Model - Agusta Bell 47J

    History The Bell 47 series of helicopters were the first to see widespread civilian and military use. The design originated during World War II as an experimental light helicopter for ...

    Images: 1
  • Helicopter Model - Leonardo da Vinci Design, Italy, 1483-1485 Object

    Helicopter Model - Leonardo da Vinci Design, Italy, 1483-1485

    This model of a 15th century helicopter-type helix design by Leonardo da Vinci was made by the Museum for exhibition at the 50th anniversary of flight exhibition in 1953. Da Vinci is th ...

    Images: 1
  • Helicopter Model - Agusta Bell AB204 Object

    Helicopter Model - Agusta Bell AB204

    Model History: This chrome plated presentation model of an AB 204 Italian military helicopter was donated to the Museum by the Australian War Memorial in 1971. It had previously been do ...

    Images: 1
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