When was Helicopter invented?

raman   November 22, 2011   Comments Off on When was Helicopter invented?

Around 400 B.C. the Chinese children played with the toy helicopters made of bamboo. The word “Helicopter” was coined in the year 1861 by a French inventor, Gustave de Ponton d’Am├ęcourt who exhibited a tiny shaped steam powered model. In 1907, the first manned helicopter was invented by Frenchmen Paul along with Etienne Oehmichen.

Helicopter

helicopter inventor Frenchmen Paul

Helicopter Inventor Etienne Oehmichen