Aircraft Photo of NC10767 | Kellett K-2 | #59613
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (closed)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: DWF   Other: -
Collection:National Museum of the US Air Force
Photo Date:20 August 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 59613
Photo Comment

The USAAC needed an aircraft capable of flying very slowly for observation and control of the battlefield and the autogyro seemed to the ideal solution. However, it was soon discovered that these aircraft lacked the performance necessary for military applications and due to the inability to hover they were soon superseded by the helicopter. This example is on display at the National Museum of the USAF.

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