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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated May 9, 1957 partially reads, "Trained, experienced pilots are in great demand by expanding, fledgling commercial helicopter operators. Student program is operated by Southwest, training pilots for ever-increasing demand. Above, Bob Gilbreath gives briefing to student pilots Roger McPheeter, center, and Bob Hart, right, before taking off for hour's flight instruction."; See images #00138589 through #00138594 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00138592 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d046_f29_i14 CARL0005687449 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/68251
Southwest Helicopters, Inc Van Nuys Airport Helicopter industry--California--Los Angeles Helicopter pilots--Training of--California--Los Angeles Helicopter pilots--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Helicopters--California--Los Angeles Hangars--California--Los Angeles Airports--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles) Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs