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in the quest to find a photograph - taken after the Second World War - that contains over  forty aircraft in flight, this is the highest quality photograph so far: via this forum thread. I count 49 Sea King, Wessex, Gazelle, and Sea Prince (?) in this formation - which I believe is from the 1975 Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose Air Day.

in the quest to find a photograph - taken after the Second World War - that contains over forty aircraft in flight, this is the highest quality photograph so far: via this forum thread. I count 49 Sea King, Wessex, Gazelle, and Sea Prince (?) in this formation - which I believe is from the 1975 Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose Air Day.

“Boeing HLH and Russian Mil V-12 heavy lifting helicopters” (art by Wilf Hardy, circa 1972)

Boeing HLH and Russian Mil V-12 heavy lifting helicopters” (art by Wilf Hardy, circa 1972)

"Hughes, Giant Helicopter, Xh-17" (via)

"Hughes, Giant Helicopter, Xh-17" (via)

"Slinky like light pattern in the blackness of moonlight sky produced by a time exposure of the light tipped rotor blades of a grounded helicopter as it takes off into the dark sky.” (1949) (via)

"Slinky like light pattern in the blackness of moonlight sky produced by a time exposure of the light tipped rotor blades of a grounded helicopter as it takes off into the dark sky.” (1949) (via)

””H32 jet helicopter is propelled by blazing ramjet engines on blade tips at Camp Rucker Army Aviation Center. (1956)” (via)

””H32 jet helicopter is propelled by blazing ramjet engines on blade tips at Camp Rucker Army Aviation Center. (1956)” (via)

Cardin Hat over Paris, by Norman Parkinson, 1960 (via)

Cardin Hat over Paris, by Norman Parkinson, 1960 (via)

"HC-6 det onboard USS San Diego (AFS-6) 1979. Some of the guys displaying a prize obtained while on liberty in Rome. Stubwings were painted after leaving Norfolk. Each det had a different design on their aircraft."

photo by Jim Strates (not Straits?), 1979 (via)

"HC-6 det onboard USS San Diego (AFS-6) 1979. Some of the guys displaying a prize obtained while on liberty in Rome. Stubwings were painted after leaving Norfolk. Each det had a different design on their aircraft."

photo by Jim Strates (not Straits?), 1979 (via)

Feb 9
the Maurice Léger helicopter, 1907 (via)

the Maurice Léger helicopter, 1907 (via)

sunday fantasy #388:

reblog: scanzen:

Blue Thunder (Polfilm, 1984). Polish movie poster, artwork by Wieslaw Walkuski. 
via ha.com
sunday fantasy #388: reblog:

scanzen:

Blue Thunder (Polfilm, 1984). Polish movie poster, artwork by Wieslaw Walkuski. 

via ha.com

“Firewatch 76 leading the Martin Mars. Photo: Coulson Flying Tankers" (via)

Firewatch 76 leading the Martin Mars. Photo: Coulson Flying Tankers" (via)

"Maryln Rich, suspended by a helicopter over the skyscrapers of Manhattan, performs stunts on behalf of the American Relief for Korea organization" (1951, via)

"Maryln Rich, suspended by a helicopter over the skyscrapers of Manhattan, performs stunts on behalf of the American Relief for Korea organization" (1951, via)

“E.M. Gluhareff in Test Flight of MEG-1X, Torrance, CA (1957)” (via)

E.M. Gluhareff in Test Flight of MEG-1X, Torrance, CA (1957)” (via)

"The Brantly 305 easily takes the pilot and a foursome from boardroom to golf course..” (via)

"The Brantly 305 easily takes the pilot and a foursome from boardroom to golf course..” (via)

"Publicity shot from a brochure for the Brantly 305.  Picture taken in Lawton, OK.” (via)

"Publicity shot from a brochure for the Brantly 305. Picture taken in Lawton, OK.” (via)

"Model of proposed "Los Angeles Airways" helicopter airbus with passenger carrying pod is inspected by Ann Orbeck. The city may get federal funds for a demonstration project to test the skybus between downtown and airport. Los Angeles Times Photo - April 4, 1965” (via)

"Model of proposed "Los Angeles Airways" helicopter airbus with passenger carrying pod is inspected by Ann Orbeck. The city may get federal funds for a demonstration project to test the skybus between downtown and airport. Los Angeles Times Photo - April 4, 1965” (via)