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Lots Of Helicopter Firsts

First Sikorsky S-56 twin-engine helicopter in flight. Two shots, including closeup, of the navy's S-58 in flight over the ocean. Closeup of gas-turbine engine on helicopter. Military and civilian crowd gathers on a runway for the dedication of the first S-62 certificated for commercial operation. A uniformed stewardess splatters champagne all over herself during the ceremony. An aerial shot of three twin-turbine helicopters flying above each other. Passengers board the first twin-turbine helicopter certified for commercial flight. A silhouetted helicopter takes off at dusk. Two shots of air-to-air refueling of a helicopter. A shot of the helicopter to make the first non-stop Atlantic crossing.

IdentifierCLIP-8467
Duration1 min, 27 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1953
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