"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
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)