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Étienne Oehmichen
* 1884 in Châlons-sur-Marne
+ 1955 in Paris


Étienne Oemichen

Étienne Edmond Œhmichen was a French engineer and helicopter designer.
His first successful flight with a helicopter took place on 18 February 1921.
In 1924, he won a prize of 90,000 French Francs for the first successful closed circuit helicopter flight
following a triangular trajectory with a length of approximately one km.

2021 J. Giesen