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Website Update

Book Sales

I will be away to the Helicopter Association Heli Expo in California starting February 19 to March 5, 2014. No book orders will be send out until after these dates. Bob Petite

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2013 Bell 47 Helicopter Story Book Sales

Latest Update

As 2013 comes to an end, the book sales of many of The Bell 47 Helicopter Story have been mailed out to customers that pre-odered the book at the special price of $75.00. Numerous others have also purchased the limited edition book. Both Jeff ...

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The Bell 47 Helicopter Story

Book Available Now

For everyone interested in early helicopter history, the new book The Bell 47 Helicopter Story – Birth of the Commercial and Military Helicopter Industry is for you. This  book is the most thoroughly detailed documentation to date of the development ...

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The Bell 47 Helicopter Story


Hello: I received an advanced copy of the Bell 47 Helicopter Story yesterday  November 5 from the printers. The seven pound 751 page book looks amazing and one will be very impressed as to its quality. The load of books has left the printers in Manitoba ...

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The Bell Model 47 Helicopter Book

Latest Update- October 27, 2013

Hello Everyone: The Bell  Model 47 Helicopter book is finally at the printers in Manitoba. I hope to have an advanced book soon. Stay tuned to my website at HelicopterHeritageCanada.com. Bob Petite

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Bell Model 47 Book

May 30, 2013 UPDATE

Hello: The last few months I have been working on finalizing  the text for the Bell Model 47 so that it was ready for the printer. The 29 chapters have been reviewed for any last minute changes. The book has been brought up to date with the latest ...

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Canadian Helicopter History

Birth of the Helicopter Industry in Alberta

Today, one only needs to look up in the sky to observe rotary-wing helicopters skirting across the heavens carrying out various operations and duties. The commercial helicopter industry only had its infancy not long after the Second World War came to ...

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Helicopter Research Trip California Fall October 2012

Vintage Bell Model 47D-1 Flight Shafter Airport Ca.

I made a trip down to Santa Ana California in October to check with the publisher on the progress of the future Bell Model 47 book. The index is presently being worked on. It has turned out to be a bigger job than anticipated and it appears ...

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Helicopter Research Techniques

Where can I learn more about Helicopter Heritage?

  How does one begin the task of researching the early history of helicopters and other rotorcraft in Canada? When I began back in the 1970s, there were few books on helicopters worldwide with next to nothing on Canadian rotary-wing history. As a ...

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Preserving Canada's Helicopter Heritage

Welcome to our blog!

Welcome to the initial blog and newsletter on the new Helicopter Heritage Canada website. Plans are to update the site every two months to start. Why a website on Canadian helicopter history? First of all, there are really no good websites dedicated to ...

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