First flown on Monday, June 23, 1941.  The XR-1 is the first prototype of Platt-LePage and had been awarded a contract with the US Army in July 1940; however, the project was canceled.  Presented with the second prototype, the XR-1A, at the First Annual Dinner of the American Helicopter Society, Inc. in 1944 by W. Laurence LePage and Haviland H. Platt.

Platt-LePage XR-1

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First flown on Monday, June 23, 1941. The XR-1 is the first prototype of Platt-LePage and had been awarded a contract with the US Army in July 1940; however, the project was canceled. Presented with the second prototype, the XR-1A, at the First Annual Dinner of the American Helicopter Society, Inc. in 1944 by W. Laurence LePage and Haviland H. Platt.

 

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