[News Script: Jet copters] Part: 1 of 6
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Two jet-powered helicopters fly into Love field
an airpower demonstration for local oil company pil-
ots. They are French-built and each is equipped wit!-
a jet engine that provides enough power to transport
four passengers and a pilot at a cruising speed
of l109 miles per hour....
OFF THE GROUND
One of the jets is piloted by Gerard lienry, chief Test
pilot for Gud Aviation, builders of the 'copters.
*wasone of two French pilots who flew the small L
craft to the summit of Mount Blanc in the trench "lps
last January to rescue six Alpine guides. The guides
were stranded on the mountain top when their own, lar-
ger helipopt er crashed during an attempt to reach two
mountain climbers, ...It was tcfast get-away
action and maneuverability that made that rescue a
MAN ON GROUND SHAKING HANDS
R.L. Suggs, the president of Petroleum Helicopters,
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Jet copters], item, June 14, 1957; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc802345/m1/1/: accessed February 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.