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Whitley C. Collins, president of Radioplane Co. and Northrop Aircraft, Inc., sits inside helicopter for inaugural flight introducing nation's first industrial helicopter service. Helicopter pilot is Theodore Lette. Whirlybird shortens distance between firm's Valley and Anaheim plants. Plane will also be used to haul rush part orders. Photograph dated February 28, 1957. See image 00153296 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
00153297 Valley Times Collection; HCNVT_d057_ f4_i28 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/126608
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