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1956

Vikhr-1

Experimental helicopter, built by students at the Kuibushevskij Aviatsionnyj Institut. Single-seat machine was powered by pulse-jets attached to the tips of the main rotor blade. Pod and boom fuselage was very basic, pilot was seated in the 'bare seat' with control stick hanging from above.

Helicopter carried no tail rotor.

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