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Hiller Helicopters


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Model Military Number Name
1948 UH-12 OH-23 Raven
Hiller Helicopters was formed by Stanley Hiller, Jr. to develop small coaxial helicopters.  Hiller found success with a more conventional helicopter--the UH-12.  The company built several other prototypes but none matched the success of the UH-12.


1942: Hiller Aircraft Company is formed to develop helicopters.

1948: Company reorganized as Hiller Helicopters.

1964: Hiller taken over by Fairchild to form Fairchild Hiller.

1966: Company renamed Fairchild Industries.

1973: Heliparts, a company supporting existing Hiller products, renames itself Hiller Aviation.

1984: Hiller Aviation becomes a subsidiary of Rogerson Aircraft passing through several names--Hiller Helicopters, Rogerson Helicopters and Rogerson Hiller.


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The Hiller Aviation Museum



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