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How did the US Coast Guard get so involved with Helicopters?
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:40:25 +0000
U.S. Coast Guard Aviation History Sikorsky HNS-1 “Hoverfly” Historical Information: CDR William J. Kossler, who was the chief of the Aviation Engineering Division at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, witnessed Igor Sikorsky’s test flight of his XR-4 prototype on 20 April 1942. The XR-4 first flew on 14 January of that same year. Impressed with […]
 
I recently heard about Floyd Bennett Air Field, here’s what I learned.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:28:16 +0000
Before LaGuardia and JFK, Floyd Bennett Field was New York City’s first airport, at a time when nearly all air traffic was based out of Newark. The old seaplane base on West 31st Street is now a heliport; North Beach is now called LaGuardia Airport.   Floyd Bennett Field’s Administration Building is now called the […]
 
Live near NJ? Visit the Auxiliary booth 204 at the Meadowlands Beneath the Sea Expo March 24-26th
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:46:53 +0000
Boaters, Divers, Water Sports Enthusiasts, Marine Environmentalists please stop by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 10-02 booth 204 and get the latest boating safety information, course schedules, schedule a free vessel safety check, learn about the Coast Guard’s protection of the oceans.   Beneath The Sea, Inc. is a nonprofit, volunteer, membership organization, recognized […]