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01-03-2012, 11:11 AM
Tittle: The Luftwaffe Profile 06 - Flettner FL-282 (http://www.unicopter.com/Temporary/Luftwaffe_Profile_Flettner_FL282.pdf)
Description: 34 pages of information on the above craft.
Keywords: Flettner, FL-282, Intermeshing, Synchropter, German
01-04-2012, 02:55 AM
Both rotors intercrossed are an exceptional inventiveness
01-04-2012, 04:27 AM
Yes, Jean-claude, indeed! :D
01-04-2012, 04:30 AM
Starting at 2:17, here's some video of it flying. I think, ironically, that this helicopter was designed by a Jewish man.
WW2 German / Nazi Helicopters part 1 : Where Eagles Dare - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SrUyNG4fYA)
01-04-2012, 12:24 PM
I think, ironically, that this helicopter was designed by a Jewish man.
Bryan; Anton Flettner wasn't Jewish but his wife was. She converted to Catholicism when she was 16. Dr. Kurt Hohenemser, Anton's right-hand man, was Jewish.
Video of US testing of the Flettner FL-282 by Prewitt Aircraft Company
Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIJoyyof6FU&feature=related)
Partial Copy of Prewitt's Evaluation; TR ATI No. 20283 Evaluation and Tests of the Flettner282
German Helicopter ~ Sept 1948.
Pilot's Comment's & General Comments (http://www.unicopter.com/Prewitt-2.html)
General Comments (cont.) & Conclusions (http://www.unicopter.com/Prewitt-3.html)
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