AVIATION: Here to Stay

A secret leaked last week from the Sikorsky Aircraft division of United Aircraft Corp. at Bridgeport. Conn. The secret : the company is now operating the first helicopter production line in the U.S., and probably in the world.

In the last eight months, Sikorsky has produced 30 helicopters for the Materiel Command of the Army Air Forces. The ships have been tested in Burma, evacuating wounded from the jungles; in patrol work along the Atlantic coast; in Alaska.

Now coming off the production line is the company's XR-4. By fall this will be...

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