Did you know?
The world’s first practical helicopter, the VS-300, took flight at Stratford, Connecticut on September 14, 1939. Designed by Igor Sikorsky and built by the Vought-Sikorsky Aircraft Division of the United Aircraft Corporation, it was the helicopter was this first to incorporate a single main rotor and tail rotor design.
Find out more about the first helicopter here.
If you like the two gliders we’ve made already then you’ll love this activity. Behold the Big Mouth Tumblewing.
Just as simple to make as the previous gliders the Tumblewing will entertain and challenge you for much, much longer than it takes to construct. Especially once you master drafting!