This odd three rotor chopper is seen here at the 1949 Farnborough Air Show.  Developed by the Cierva company (soon to be acquired by Saunders-Roe), this, the largest of helicopters flying at the time, was intended to be used in the agricultural business. 

Courtesy of the Ed Coates Collection

For more visit http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac6/Cierva%20W.11%20Air%20Horse.html

Cierva W.11 Air Horse in flight

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This odd three rotor chopper is seen here at the 1949 Farnborough Air Show. Developed by the Cierva company (soon to be acquired by Saunders-Roe), this, the largest of helicopters flying at the time, was intended to be used in the agricultural business.

Courtesy of the Ed Coates Collection

For more visit http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac6/Cierva%20W.11%20Air%20Horse.html

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