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What model is this helicopter

Old 18th Oct 2016, 23:12
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What model is this helicopter

Can anyone identify the helicopter in the background???



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Old 18th Oct 2016, 23:21
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McDonnell XHJD Whirlaway. First flew in 1944.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McDonnell_XHJH_Whirlaway

McDonnell XHJD-1 Whirlaway helicopter - development history, photos, technical data

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Old 18th Oct 2016, 23:24
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Thanks for the quick answer, I had not seen that helicopter before, Interesting design.
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Old 19th Oct 2016, 08:20
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This one is even earlier.
Used by the Germans during WWII

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Old 19th Oct 2016, 13:16
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But still not as interesting as the first tilt rotor (CL-84) built in Canada and first flew in 1965! Bell is finally catching up with their tilt rotor 50 years later!
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Old 19th Oct 2016, 13:26
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First flight of the Bell XV3 (tiltrotor) in 1955.
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Old 19th Oct 2016, 13:46
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CL-84 = Tiltwing

Tiltwing =/= Tiltrotor
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