List of rotorcraft

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This is a list of rotorcraft, including helicopters, autogyros, rotor kites and convertiplanes.

A[edit]

A-B Helicopters[edit]

AAI[edit]

(American Aircraft International)

Aero Products[edit]

(API/Aeronautical Products Inc)

Aero[edit]

Aero-Astra[edit]

(Aviatsionnyy Nauchno-Yekhnicheskiy Tsentr Aero-Astra (Aero-Astra))

Aero-Sport International[edit]

AeroDreams[edit]

Aerokopter[edit]

Aeronautical Products[edit]

Aerospace General[edit]

Aérospatiale[edit]

Aerotécnica[edit]

Agusta[edit]

From 2000, AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland[edit]

Air & Space[edit]

Air Command[edit]

(Air Command International, Caddo Mills, Texas, United States)

Airmaster Helicopters[edit]

Amax Engineering[edit]

(Donvale, Victoria, Australia)

Ambi Budd[edit]

American Air Jet[edit]

American Helicopter[edit]

American Sportscopter[edit]

(Newport News, Virginia, United States)

AutoGyro[edit]

(AutoGyro GmbH)

Aviaimpex[edit]

Avian[edit]

Aviation Industries of Iran (AII)[edit]

Avicopter (Avic Helicopter Company)[edit]

AvioTecnica[edit]

B[edit]

Baumhauer[edit]

(Albert Gilles von Baumhauer)

Baylac[edit]

(Jean Baylac)

Bell/Agusta[edit]

Bell Helicopter Textron[edit]

Bendix Helicopters[edit]

Bensen[edit]

Bertin[edit]

(Léonce Bertin)

Borgward[edit]

Boeing Helicopters (Piasecki Helicopter)[edit]

Brantly[edit]

Bratukhin[edit]

Breguet[edit]

Bristol Aeroplane Company[edit]

Brondetti[edit]

Brondetti B.G.M.2 (helicopter) [8]

C[edit]

Canadian Home Rotors[edit]

Capital[edit]

(Capital Helicopter Corporation)

Cessna[edit]

Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation[edit]

Cicaré Helicópteros S.A.[edit]

Cierva Autogiro Company[edit]

Columbia Helicopters[edit]

Continental Copters[edit]

Convair[edit]

Cornu[edit]

(Paul Cornu)

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research[edit]

D[edit]

Damblanc[edit]

(Louis Damblanc)

Denel Aerospace Systems[edit]

DF Helicopters[edit]

DSH[edit]

Doak[edit]

(Doak Aircraft Co Inc, Torrance CA. )

Doman[edit]

Dorand[edit]

Dornier Flugzeugwerke[edit]

Douglas[edit]

Douheret[edit]

Dufaux[edit]

(Henri and Armand Dufaux)

Dynali Helicopter[edit]

E[edit]

Eagle Research & Development[edit]

Eagle's Perch Inc[edit]

Engineering System[edit]

Enstrom[edit]

Erickson Air-Crane[edit]

Eurocopter Group[edit]

F[edit]

Fairchild Hiller[edit]

Fairey Aviation[edit]

FAMA[edit]

(Fama Helicopters srl.)

Farcot[edit]

Faure[edit]

(Félix Faure)

Fiat[edit]

Filper[edit]

Firestone Aircraft Company[edit]

Flettner[edit]

Florine[edit]

(Nicolas Florine, Belgium)

Focke-Achgelis[edit]

Focke-Wulf[edit]

Frank[edit]

(Otto Frank)

G[edit]

Gadfly Aircraft[edit]

Gazda[edit]

GEN Corporation[edit]

Glenview[edit]

(Glenview Metal Products Company)

Groen Brothers Aviation[edit]

Hélicoptères Guimbal[edit]

Gyrodyne[edit]

Gyronautics[edit]

H[edit]

Hafner[edit]

Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation[edit]

Hawker-Siddley[edit]

Helicopter Engineering Research Corporation[edit]

Heli-Sport[edit]

Helowerks[edit]

Higgins[edit]

Hillberg Helicopters[edit]

Hiller Aircraft Corporation[edit]

Hillman[edit]

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited[edit]

Hongdu Aviation Industry Corporation[edit]

  • MD500E light and multi-purpose helicopter
  • MD520N light and multi-purpose helicopter
  • MD530F light and multi-purpose helicopter
  • MD600N and single-turbine engine helicopter

Hoppi-copter[edit]

(1945: Hoppi-copters Inc (fdr: Horace T Pentecost), Boeing Field, Seattle WA. 1954: Capital Helicopter Corp.)

Hughes Helicopters[edit]

Hynes[edit]

I[edit]

Industria Aeronautică Română[edit]

Innovator Technologies[edit]

Irkut[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

KAI[edit]

Kaman Aircraft[edit]

Kamov[edit]

Kawasaki Heavy Industries[edit]

Kayaba Industry[edit]

Kazan Helicopter Plant[edit]

Kellett[edit]

((W Wallace & Roderick G) Kellett Autogiro Corporation, Philadelphia PA. )

Kharkov Aviation Institute[edit]

Kinney[edit]

(Cleveland, Ohio, United States)

L[edit]

Lada Land[edit]

Lackner[edit]

Landgraf Helicopter Company[edit]

Lecoin-Damblanc[edit]

(Louis Lecoin and Louis Damblanc)

Léger[edit]

Leineweber[edit]

(Curtis, William, and Victor H Leineweber, Chicago IL. )

Lockheed[edit]

M[edit]

Manzolini[edit]

Marchetti[edit]

Marrchetti[edit]

MATRA[edit]

(Mécanique Aviation TRAction)

Masquito Aircraft[edit]

McDonnell[edit]

As McDonnell Douglas:

Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm[edit]

Mil Helicopters[edit]

Millennium Helicopter[edit]

(United States)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries[edit]

N[edit]

Nagler[edit]

Nederlandse Helikopter Industrie[edit]

NHIndustries[edit]

Nord[edit]

Northrop Grumman[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

Panha[edit]

Papin-Rouilly[edit]

(A. Papin and D. Rouilly)

Pawnee Aviation[edit]

Perrin[edit]

Petróczy-Kármán-Žurovec[edit]

( Major Stephan Petróczy - Oberleutnant Dr. Theodor von Kármán and Ingenieurleutnant Wilhelm Žurovec)

  • PKZ-1[24] 1917 tethered helicopter (Schraubenfesselflieger)
  • PKZ-2[24] 1917 tethered helicopter (Schraubenfesselflieger)

Piasecki[edit]

Pitcairn[edit]

Phoenix Rotorcraft[edit]

(Fallston, Maryland, and Louisburg, North Carolina, United States)

Platt-LePage Aircraft Co[edit]

PZL[edit]

Q[edit]

R[edit]

Redback Aviation[edit]

(Hoppers Crossing, Victoria, Australia)

Renard[edit]

(Colonel Renard)

Revolution Helicopter Corporation[edit]

Robinson Helicopter[edit]

Rotorcraft Ltd[edit]

Rotor-Craft Corp.[edit]

(Glendale, Ca.)

RotorSport UK Ltd[edit]

RotorWay International[edit]

S[edit]

Samu-Orosz-Hatházi[edit]

(Belá Samu, Jenö Orosz and Dániel Hatházi)

Santos-Dumont[edit]

Saunders[edit]

(S.E Saunders Limited)

Saunders Roe[edit]

Scheutzow[edit]

Schweizer Aircraft Corporation[edit]

Shahed Aviation Industries Research Center[edit]

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation[edit]

Silvercraft Italiana[edit]

SNCAC[edit]

SNCASE[edit]

SNCASO[edit]

SOBEH[edit]

(Stichting voor Ontwikkeling en Bouw van Experimenteel Hefschroefvligtuig)

Sorokin[edit]

( N. I. Sorokin)

Spitfire Helicopter Company[edit]

Star Aviation[edit]

(United States)

Sznycer[edit]

T[edit]

Transcendental Aircraft Corporation[edit]

Tenchen Tochen STREP[edit]

Texas Helicopter[edit]

(Texas Helicopter Corporation )

Thruxton[edit]

TsAGI[edit]

(Tsentrahl'nyy Aerodinamicheskiy i Ghidrodinamicheskiy Institoot- central aerodynamics and hydrodynamics institute) - Also written as CAHI.

TAI/AgustaWestland[edit]

U[edit]

United Helicopter, Inc

V[edit]

Vertical Aviation[edit]

Vertol Aircraft Corporation[edit]

Vortech[edit]

W[edit]

Wagner[edit]

Westermayer[edit]

(Oskar Westermayer)

Westland Aircraft[edit]

From 2000, AgustaWestland

X[edit]

Y[edit]

Yakovlev[edit]

Yamaha Motor Company[edit]

Unmanned helicopters

Youngcopter[edit]

Z[edit]

Zafar[edit]

Zaschka[edit]

Notes[edit]

US Army helicopters designations: "AH" means: "Attack Helicopter", "RAH" means: "Reconnaissance and Attack Helicopter", "CH" means: "Cargo Helicopter", "OH" means: "Observation Helicopter" and "UH" means: "Utility Helicopter".

Project acronyms[edit]

"AAH" means: "Advanced Attack Helicopter"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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