First scheduled helicopter passenger service commences

Monday, May 8, 1950



This was a service operated between London and Birmingham in the United Kingdom in support of the British Industries Fair of 1950. The service was operated using the Westland Dragonfly/Sikorsky S-51.

A video of this operation can be seen by following this link (provided courtesy of British Pathé).

(Source: Popularity Proved, FLIGHT 25 May 1950, Page 648)


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