First transition of the VFW VAK 191B

Thursday, October 26, 1972

 

Description

The first time that the aircraft transitioned from from hover to forward flight.

 

The US Navy subsequently funded additional V/STOL oriented flight tests.

 

Source: "VFW VAK 191B", AHS V/STOL Wheel

 

 

Aircraft related to this milestone
VFW VAK 191B

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