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Above: Sikorsky employees stand in front of the XR-4 at Wright Field in Dayton, OH, following the completion of its historic cross country delivery flight to the U.S. Army on May 18, 1942. From left to right E. Walsh, A. Plenefisch, Igor Sikorsky, Orville Wright, R. P. Alex, Les Morris and B. P. Labensky. Below: Les Morris conducts a demonstration flight in the XR-4. A rope ladder is used to show the helicopter’s ability to retrieve personnel from inaccessible areas. Photo: Courtesy of the collection of Mr. Charles G. Morris


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