This Day in HistoryFrank Piasecki is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Piasecki becomes the second man in the United States to fly a helicopter in 1943. Piasecki's company develops many of the world's most successful tandem rotor helicopters including the H-21 Shawnee, CH-46 Sea Knight and CH-47 Chinook. - 24th October 1919
Hebden Bridge Sand Sculpture
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