Flying Into the Future

Igor Sikorsky/Orville Wright and the XR-4

Today we take long distance flights for granted, but on this date in 1942 a Sikorsky XR-4 helicopter began a cross country flight from Stratford to Dayton Ohio, covering 761 miles. A long way in those days, especially in a helicopter! See http://ow.ly/1KyC4

Ever wonder how a helicopter works? Check out this from Sikorsky

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