Inventor of the Helicopter?

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The first real flying helicopter was invented in 1924 by Etienne Oehmichen. Though, there had been previous trials in this area, this was the first one to actually move above the ground and it did so for over a kilometre. Etienne Oehmichen was of French nationality.
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There was a toy, c.2000 years old, which makes use of the same principle as da Vinci, discovered in China. Leonardo da Vinci conceptualised a helicopter he didn't exactly invent on.
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The very first piloted helicopter was invented by Paul Cornu in 1907,
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It was Sikorsky to invent the first working helicopter. Sikorsky is an American company. DaVinci's sketches of a flying machine was not an helicopter. It has another name, but I cannot
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He was just an up and down kinda' guy Anonymous
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