The Transmission of Helicopter Technology, 1920–1939: Exchanges with von Baumhauer

  title={The Transmission of Helicopter Technology, 1920–1939: Exchanges with von Baumhauer},
  author={Alex J. de Voogt},
  journal={The International Journal for the History of Engineering \& Technology},
  pages={119 - 140}
  • A. D. Voogt
  • Published 1 January 2013
  • History
  • The International Journal for the History of Engineering & Technology
Abstract Previous research on helicopter history consists primarily of (auto)biographies and collections of helicopter patents. The first with its focus on individual achievements mostly denies contact between pioneers while the second largely ignores the limited use of patents by these pioneers. As a result the transmission of helicopter technology, particularly that of the 1920s and 1930s in Europe, has been little understood. The results of archival research presented here show that there… 



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