Georges de Vastey G-1 PAPILLON-EN
Georges de Vastey G-1 PAPILLON
Self-made helicopter for power-plant design. Built in 1972 by Gerard Georges de Vastey from Haiti living near Wolfsburg and working at the “Volkswagenwerk”. The powerplant was developed from an exhaust-gas turbocharger. Economical blade-tip propulsion without restoring torque. Never flown, only ground tests.