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Here’s Why Rotodyne, The Vertical Takeoff Airliner, Failed

Here’s Why Rotodyne, The Vertical Takeoff Airliner, Failed

If a helicopter and an aeroplane had a little Einstein genius baby, that baby would be the Fairey Rotodyne, a passenger airliner that was said to be capable of vertical takeoff. It was supposed to be the hot new thing almost six decades ago—the way everyone would be getting around….