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Photograph caption dated February 28, 1957 reads, "Whitley C. Collins, president of Radioplane Co. and Northrop Aircraft, Inc., boards helicopter for inaugural flight introducing nation's first industrial helicopter service. Holding door is pilot Theodore Lette. Whirlybird shortens distance between firm's Valley and Anaheim plants. Plane will also be used to haul rush part orders." See image 00153297 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
00153296 Valley Times Collection; HCNVT_d057_ f4_i27 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/126607
Radioplane (Los Angeles, Calif.) Radioplane Co.--Presidents Northrop Aircraft, Inc Helicopter industry--California--San Fernando Valley Helicopter transportation--California--San Fernando Valley Helicopter pilots--California--San Fernando Valley Helicopters--California--San Fernando Valley Men--California--San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Portrait photographs Group portraits