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    Helicopters History

    Helicopters History

    1920 to today

    In 1922, the Spanish engineer Juan de La Cierva entered the final development stage of an autogyro: an airplane whose wings were replaced by a free-spinning rotor, entirely driven by the speed of the forward propeller.

    1920s

    In early 1948 the SO1100 (Ariel 1) made its free flight.

    1930s-50s

    1950s-60s

    1950s-60s

    First Flight on April 15, 1965

    1960s-90s

    September 1, 1992: The NH90 development contract is signed between NAHEMA (NATO Helicopter Management Agency) and NH Industrie, a French company, which is the focal point for the NH90 programme

    1992-1995

    February 15, 1996: The ceremony for the first official flight of the NH90 took place at the Airbus Helicopters (former Eurocopter) plant in Marignane, France in the presence of military and governmental representatives from France, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands (the nations participating in the NH90 Programme)

    1996-2000

    The first flight of the fourth prototype of the NH90 (PT4) took place at Eurocopter Deutschland's test facility in Ottobrunn near Munich

    2001-2005

    The first HAP Tiger, delivered to the French Army

    2006-2010

    The EC225 granted FAA type certification

    2011-2015

    100,000 flight hours with German Federal Police

    2016-2020

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