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Flying Surveyors - a very early use of helicopters, a 1951 film

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The film is about the first fully airborne survey in BC. It was done in the Bowser Lake region, 100 kilometers north of Stewart. The second half of the film very much focuses on the work done by the Bell 47 B3 helicopter of Okanagan Air Services. . Bill Macleod was the pilot of the Bell 47 B3 CF-FZX The airplane used for the airphoto survey is an Avro Anson At 8:55 of the video there is footage of a Norseman Story and Photography by Paul W.H.G. Johnson Commentary by Eric Druce Produced for the Topograhic Division of the Surveys and Mapping Service of the BC Department of Lands and Forests Produced by the Public Relations and Education Division of the BC Forest Service This production is one of a collection of historical films and videos that were digitized as part of the celebration of the centenary of the BC Forest Service in 2012. Digitization was done through a grant from the UBC Ike Barber Learning Centre and funding from the BC Forest Service Centenary Society.

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