The history of rotary wing flight is a long and interesting one dating all the way back to 400 B.C. Around this time, the Chinese began making tops with feathers at the end of a stick that they would spin rapidly and then release to fly. Later, several other inventors and physicists would become involved with the “vertical flight machine” project. Learn more about how rotary wing flight has evolved in the following infographic from Hillsboro Aviation.
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