The story of Hadley Field says the Bendix helicopters were tested there. The factory was at Stratford, Connecticut. Photo by Bendix Helicopters. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Delivered to Pan Am as N734PA in 1969. To GATX/Airlog as N491GX in 1991 and converted to a freighter. To Federal Express in 1992 then to UPS as N691UP in 1993. Withdrawn from use at Goodyear, AZ in 2002 and scrapped.
Built under a US Navy contract as H-34A 150816 on paper, this Sikorsky was delivered to the German Navy (Marineflieger) under the Mutual Defense Assistance Program in 1963. Returned to the USA and sold to Orlando Helicopters in December 1973, the helicopter was converted to turbine power. With the Taiwan Provisional Government as B-13103 from 1975 to 1993, it next went to Canada for heli-logging as C-FLOG. Imported to the USA as N65B in February 2006, it's been working on the East coast ever since.