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[The XH-40 Flight Demonstration]

Description: Video footage of Bell Helicopters' XH-40 flight demonstration for the U. S. Army. The XH-40 is a six-place, turboshaft-powered light helicopter, designed with the primary mission of battlefield medical evacuation. Operated by one or two pilots, it could carry four passengers. Bell Aircraft Corporation Chief Pilot Floyd W. Carlson and Chief Experimental Test Pilot Elton J. Smith made the first flight of the Bell Model 204 (designated XH-40-BF serial number 55-4459 by the United States Army) at B… more
Date: October 20, 1956
Duration: 5 minutes 40 seconds
Creator: Bell Helicopter Textron
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Bell Helicopter tandem aircraft]

Description: Video footage produced by Bell Aircraft Corporation's contract with the U. S. Navy to produce Bell Helicopters' first tandem-motor craft.
Date: 1953
Duration: 6 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Motion Picture Division
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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