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Doug Froebe in the pilot seat during a run-up test of the original Froebe helicopter during the fall of 1938. Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada Photo
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Vertical Rewind: The flying Froebes

The second Doman LZ-5 helicopter for the U.S. Army running up at Danbury, Connecticut, during an early test flight. Jeff Evans Collection Photo
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The last of the pioneers: Doman Helicopters

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The HSL-1 was the first – and last – tandem-rotor aircraft developed by Bell. Here, ship 12, built in 1954, is flown at Bell’s facility to test a hoist. Jeff Evans Collection Photo
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Lost to history: The Bell HSL-1

The Hoppi-Copter pictured in England in 1948. Note the upgraded main rotor blades. Jeff Evans Collection Photo
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The Hoppi-Copter Helicopter Venture

Okanagan Air Services first Bell 47B-3, CF-FZX, piloted by Carl Agar, lifts off to spray insect-infected forests in the Windermere Valley in the East Kootenays. This operation, among others in 1948, helped prove the value of helicopters. B.C. Ministry of Forests Photo
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The Little Company That Could

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Vertical Rewind: Spoils of War

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Crane Pose

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Cessna in the Helicopter Age

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The Unknown Helicopter

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Fortunate Son

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A Lasting Legacy

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Remarkable Rotorcraft Rescue

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A Life Well-Lived

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