First North American Helicopter Transcontinental Flight



On July 1950, pilot Lt Conrad Larson Pilot and crewman AD1 Gerald Dwight completed the first North American transcontinental flight by helicopter. A distance of 3.500 miles (5.632 km) in 62.5 hours from from Boston Squantum Naval Air Station Maryland to North Island Naval Air Station San Diego California


First North American Helicopter Transcontinental Flight


Contribution: Peter Dwight


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