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TitleÂ supplied by cataloger. In 1973, Frank Robinson founded Robinson Helicopter Company, which employs about 1,200 employees. In addition to manufacturing helicopters, Robinson includes a research and development division, has an overhaul program to service older helicopters and offers educational courses for flight instructors and maintenance technicians. An employee installs the main rotor blades on an R44 helicopter at the Robinson Helicopter Company plant, located at the Torrance Airport, as another looks on from the attached ladder.
1 photographic print:col. ;11 x 16 cm. Photographic prints
00105175 Gary Leonard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; GPC_b45_f2_i45 CARL0005206039 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/119742
Torrance Municipal Airport Robinson Helicopter Company Rotors (Helicopters) Robinson R44 (Helicopter) Helicopter industry--California--Torrance--Employees Helicopter industry--California--Torrance Helicopters--California--Torrance Industrial facilities--California--Torrance Airports--California--Torrance Torrance (Calif.) Gary Leonard Collection photographs