GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Nov. 19, 1956


Turbine Helicopter. The first turbine-powered helicopter designed for front-line evacuation of wounded successfully passed hovering tests and is ready for full flight tryouts. Developed by Bell Aircraft Corp., the six-place XH/p will cruise at around 100 knots, carry 1,000 Ibs., climb at 1,900 ft. per minute.

"New Horizons." In an effort to speed the flow of foreign tourists to the U.S., Pan American World Airways brought out an encyclopedic guidebook to the 48 states, 89 major cities. Entitled "New Horizons, U.S.A.," the 510-page guide, now on the market in English,...

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