Sunday, December 21, 2008

Floyd W.Carlson 1917-1984

Floyd Carlson was born in 1917 and died on 9th April 1984.He was a self taught helicopter pilot and the 3rd person in the USA who was granted helicopter rating by the C.A.A. In 1944 he made the first indoor flight in the USA,the second in the world. He was chief pilot and director of flight operations at Bell Helicopter until 1971, when he became special projects engineer.