X-Plane 9.70+ Focke-Wulf FW61-1. The Focke-Wulf Fw 61 is often considered the first practical, functional helicopter, first flown in 1936. It was also known as the Fa 61, as Focke began a new company "Focke-Achgelis" after development had begun. There are two liveries included, default has a swastika tail splash, and the Maltese livery changes the tail splash to a Maltese Cross. Documentation with history and links included in the download. By Billy Bargagliotti.