A Collection of Vintage Rotorcraft Photographs
Helicopter Evolution A Collection of Vintage Rotorcraft Photographs
Helicopter Evolution shares vintage images, 1907 thru 1974, of the rotorcraft and the creative visionaries who experimented with new rotorcraft designs continually pushing the envelope. Featuring a foreword by Nickolai Sikorsky, the book shows the inventions, improvements and advancements of helicopters that were captured on film and have been lost or forgotten for decades.
The book shares a private archive of vintage commercial photographs seldom seen that include all types of rotorcraft photographs including; American Helicopter, Bendix, Brantley, Cessna, Curtis-Wright, and Curtiss-Wright, de Bothezat, Domain, Firestone, Helicopter Engineering, Mc Culloch, Marquardt and Roteron. Many other better known helicopter company are included like: Boeing, Sikorsky, Hiller, Piasecki, Kaman and Kellett. Each photograph is accompanied by informative narrative often provided from the original press release.