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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.
A female employee installs the top panel on an R44 helicopter Raven II engine at the Robinson Helicopter Company plant. Behind her, another employee works on a different section.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print:col. ;11 x 16 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00105328
Gary Leonard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
GPC_b45_f4_i18
CARL0005207366
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/119941
Subject
Torrance Municipal Airport
Robinson Helicopter Company
Helicopters--California--Torrance
Helicopter industry--California--Torrance
Helicopters--California--Torrance--Motors
Industrial facilities--California--Torrance
Helicopter industry--California--Torrance--Employees
Airports--California--Torrance
Torrance (Calif.)
Gary Leonard Collection photographs

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