First in-flight test of a rescue hoist on a helicopter (Sikorsky HNS-1 Hoverfly)

Friday, August 11, 1944

 

Description

The test was conducted by CDR Frank Erickson of the US Coast Guard.

Source: 2017 AHS History Calendar

 

Aircraft related to this milestone
Sikorsky HNS-1

Related biographies
Frank A. Erickson