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Mar 07, 1945

With Frank Piasecki and George N. Towson at the controls, the XHRP-X (Flying Banana) helicopter made its maiden flight at Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania. Eventually, the Navy ordered 20 HRP-1 production models.

Theater:  North America

ItemType:  Equipment

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Source:  National Naval Aviation Museum

Date Added: 2011-03-07

Tags: Helicopter

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