Aircraft Photo of N74146 | Doman LZ-1A (R-6A) | Doman Helicopters | AirHistory.net #26607
Aircraft
Registration / SerialN74146
Aircraft Original TypeSikorsky S-49
Aircraft Generic TypeSikorsky S-49/VS-316B/R-6 Hoverfly II
Aircraft VersionDoman LZ-1A (R-6A)
ManufacturersSikorsky / Doman
C/n (msn)165
Operator / TitlesDoman Helicopters
Location
City / AirportWindsor Locks - Bradley InternationalMap
Region / CountryConnecticut, United States
Airport CodesICAO: KBDL   IATA: BDL   Local: BDL   Other: -
CollectionNew England Air Museum
 
Photo Date9 June 2005
Photo byR.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 26607
Photo Comment

Ex USAAF Hoverfly II 43-45480 converted post-war by Doman Helicopters Inc for rotor blade development tests. The American Export Airlines flying boat in the background is the world's only surviving Sikorsky VS-44A, NC41881 "Excambian" (c/n 4402).

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