Helio Courier Airplanes and Charles H. Britt

Helios Flown by Charles H. Britt

A Helio Courier airplane was used for a radio traffic survey in Columbus Ohio from about 1959 through 1971. The plane was owned by Worthington Aeronautical at first, later sold to Ronson areonautical. The traffic reporting was done on WBNS AM radio in Columbus by Columbus Police Department officers. 

The main pilot and only mechanic for the WBNS traffic survey was Charles H. Britt.  Other pilots included Ron Wright and Arthur Crawford.

1959?-1960? N4127D
1961?-1962? N4138D
1963?-1968? N4106D

For full Size JPG Files for these photos: http://www.rasnoft.net/photos/helios/

 
 

1959?-1961?

Helio Courier N4127D, Traffic Survey plane

27D, continued

27D, continued

1961



Helio Courier N4138D; Columbus, Ohio Traffic Survey

Chuck Britt and Sargent Peterfy in front of Helio 38D

1963?-1971?

Helio Courier N4106D: WBNS Radio, Columbus Ohio Police Traffic Survey, 1963?-1968?

Another Scan of 06D photo (color settings different)

Rob Britt (Son of pilot Chuck Britt) at age 11? (1964) in front of Helio Courier 06D

 
       
 

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