Ewald Rohlfs

Male, Deceased Person

1911 – 1984

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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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Born
Mar 23, 1911
GdaƄsk
Nationality
  • Germany
Died
Jul 29, 1984
Bremen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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