History of Okanagan Helicopters just published
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Just published (Oct 07, 2017) The history of Okanagan Helicopters by Doug Grant 256 pages. A must read for anyone who worked for Okie or who was or is in the industry. Available from Amazon.ca in hardcover and Kindle edition.
Any videos of helicopters in formation with planes?
There's a great scene in the film Air America of a Huey in formation with a plane (might be a Turbo Porter, from memory). I've been trying to find some videos of helicopters flying next to planes just for my own pleasure and can't find anything at all! I was wondering if anyone has anythi...
First civilian helicopters
When did helicopters become widely used in civilian applications like air medical, logging, construction and charter?. What I'm looking for is a history of the civilian helicopter industry. Since our industry is niche there isn't much information. Thanks, Chris Pochari
Just found out Hansen Helicopters in Guam had almost 20 helicopters seized by feds
I don't know if I'm just late to the party with this or if they've done a really good job of keeping it off of the radar, but it looks like the big Tuna Helicopter company (they call themselves a tour operation) based in Guam - Hansen Helicopters - had 15 helicopters seized or grounded as part of...
I am part of a group working on the development of a website detailing the brief but fascinating history of Ferranti Helicopters. Any contacts with ex-Ferranti personnel as well as material such as documents, media reports and photograps would be greatly welcome along with verifiable stories ...
Book about History of Newark Air Museum
The following news item has just been released by NAM: A new book entitled ?Preservation Pioneers ? Newark Air Museum 1963 ? 2015? has just been published. It is the story of Newark Air Museum from its first aircraft through to the end of 2015; it has been researched by museum member Co...
Los Angeles Airways
Just some fun history.........A Los Angeles Airways Sikorsky S-51 helicopter takes off from the roof of the Terminal Annex Post Office, 1 October 1947. The Los Angeles Times published this photograph 2 October 1947 with the following caption: “NEW MAIL SERVICE — Los Angeles Airways he...
History of Okanagan Helicopters
A friend is in the process of researching the history of Okanagan Helicopters and the companies that where purchased to be included into Okanagan, ie Haida, Associated,Dominion Pegasis, Bow,etc. so that he can write a non-profit book on the company. He is after stories and photos. I think anyon...
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