Male, Deceased Person
1911 – 1984
Who was Ewald Rohlfs?
Ewald Rohlfs was a test pilot. In 1936 Rohlfs made the first flight of a helicopter, the Focke-Wulf Fw 61. One year later he took the helicopter to an altitude of 1,130 feet and then idled the engine. using its spinning rotors to descend safely to the ground.
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- Mar 23, 1911
- Jul 29, 1984
on July 23, 2013
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