"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid" - Gen Eisenhower.
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Friday, February 28, 2014
Friday Fun Film: "Introduction to Rotary Wing Flight" 1952
Rotor heads of the world unite.
The first helicopter naval rescue. On February
9, 1947, Dimitry D. (Jimmy) Viner, Sikorsky chief test pilot, piloted a
S-51 helicopter to rescue Lt. Robert A. Shields when he ditched his
SB2C "Helldiver" because of engine failure. Painting by Joseph Keogan(Released)