Aircraft Photo of 41-18874 | Sikorsky XR-4C Hoverfly | USA - Air Force | #45224
Registration / Serial:41-18874
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-47
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-47/VS-316A/R-4 Hoverfly
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky XR-4C Hoverfly
C/n (msn):[ 41-18874 ]
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles InternationalMap
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KIAD   IATA: IAD   Local: IAD   Other: -
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) - Udvar-Hazy Center
Photo Date:1 May 2016
Photo by:Peter de Jong
Photo ID: 45224
Photo Comment

The prototype of the R-4, one of the first practical helicopters. It first flew on 14 January 1942.

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