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The Ultimate Guide to Helicopter World Records Infographic

The Ultimate Guide to Helicopter World Records Infographic highlights helicopter achievements from the 20th and 21st centuries


Have you ever wondered what helicopter holds the top airspeed record? How about the helicopter that set the world record for the highest altitude takeoff for a turbine engine? Or the highest altitude achieved by a helicopter in level flight? If you have ever pondered questions like these, then look no further. Our Ultimate Guide to Helicopter World Records Infographic provides an answer to all of the above and more. It features a variety of world records set by an array of rotary-wing aircraft that to this day remain unchallenged.

This infographic was developed using information obtained via Wikipedia’s “Helicopter World Records” list. For each particular helicopter world record displayed, additional information pertaining to the date that the record was established, the helicopter type, the helicopter’s nation of origin, the helicopter’s manufacturer, and so on, are included in the infographic. It is noteworthy to mention that the longest standing record on our list—distance without landing—has stood the test of time for over 40 years.

To view a consolidated summary of key infographic data, scroll to the section below the image. Hyperlinks to Wikipedia articles for each world record-holding helicopter type are also included in this area.

(Click on the image to zoom into the material)


The Ultimate Guide to Helicopter World Records Infographic


The Ultimate Guide to Helicopter World Records Summary



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