These photographs are of Test Pilots,Engineers,and various research and production aircraft flown on test flights mostly from the late 1940's through to the present day.
Most of these have been kindly signed by those depicted
Sunday, December 15, 2013
William 'Bill' T. Quinlan
Bell's first turbine helicopter, the XH-13F, took to the sky on October 20, 1954, with test pilot Bill Quinlan at the controls, Bell test pilot Bill Quinlan accomplished the first, dynamically stable, full conversion to airplane mode of the Bell XV-3 on 6 January 1959.