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The Bensen Aircraft Corporation was established by Dr. Igor Bensen at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina in 1952 to develop and market a variety of helicopters and autogyros of Bensen's own design.
The most successful product was the Bensen B-8 that first flew in 1955 and remained in production until the company closed down in 1987.
|Model name||First flight||Number built||Type|
|Bensen B-5||1953||Rotor kite|
|Bensen B-6||1953||Rotor kite|
|Bensen B-7||1955||Rotor kite|
|Bensen B-10||1958||1||Experimental VTOL aircraft|
|Bensen B-12||1961||1||Experimental VTOL aircraft|
|Bensen Mid-Jet||1953||1||Experimental helicopter|
|Bensen X-25||1968||2||Experimental autogyro|
- ^ a b Eckland, K. O. (11 March 2009). "American airplanes: Ba - Bl". Aerofiles. Retrieved 10 August 2021.
- Gunston, Bill (1993). World Encyclopaedia of Aircraft Manufacturers. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. pp. 44–45. ISBN 978-1557509390. LCCN 93087264.