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Title
Robinson Helicopter Company, Torrance
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Creator
Leonard, Gary
Date Created and/or Issued
2009
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title 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.
Employees can be seen working on tail rotors and installing the main rotor blades on an R44 helicopter at the Robinson Helicopter Company plant, located at the Torrance Airport.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print:col. ;11 x 16 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00105179
Gary Leonard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
GPC_b45_f2_i49
CARL0005206043
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/119747
Subject
Torrance Municipal Airport
Robinson Helicopter Company
Robinson R44 (Helicopter)
Helicopter industry--California--Torrance--Employees
Rotors (Helicopters)
Helicopters--California--Torrance
Helicopter industry--California--Torrance
Industrial facilities--California--Torrance
Airports--California--Torrance
Torrance (Calif.)
Gary Leonard Collection photographs

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