How Technology Advances

Here is an interesting way to look at trial and error. . .

“At that time (1909) the chief engineer was almost always the chief test pilot as well. That had the fortunate result of eliminating poor engineering early in aviation”.

-Igor Sikorsky

The helicopter shown is a 1981 Sikorsky S-76A probably operating as University MedEvac 2, in Philadelphia, PA. FlightAware indicates the  the aircraft is now probably  retired after spending some time in Cleveland. University MedEvac , one of the pioneering programs in the country, are now flying several Eurocopter (Airbus)  models.

About Ray V.

Living between Aiken & Charleston,, South Carolina, USA, I like to share what I am looking at, thinking about or listening to. I refer to this as the view out my window. Thanks for stopping by.
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1 Response to How Technology Advances

  1. Jim Borden says:

    that type of trial and error certainly forces you to focus…

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