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[The assembly line at Bell Helicopter]

Description: Photograph of the assembly line at Bell Helicopter. On the back is written: "Photo 273305. The newest member of the U.S. Army's air mobile force, the OH-58A light observation helicopter, rolls down the assembly line at Textron's Bell Helicopter company in Fort Worth, Texas. The first of 2,200 OH-58A's was delivered to the Army Friday (May 23). Accepting the five-place, turbine-powered helicopter which is named the "Kioa," was Maj. Gen. John Norton, commanding general of the U.S. Army Aviation Systems Command in St. Louis. Deliveries will continue through mid-1972. From: Public relations, Bell Helicopter (a Textron company), Box 482, Fort Worth, Texas 76101. Area code 817-280-2519."
Date: May 23, 1969

[Kiowa helicopters in flight]

Description: Photograph of three Kiowa helicopters in flight. Written on the back of the photo: "Photo 273304. Three U.S. Army OH-58A Kiowa observation helicopters fly in stacked formation above the Textron's Bell Helicopter Company facility at Fort Worth, Texas. The Army took delivery May 23 on the first of 2,200 of the light observation helicopters from Bell, which was awarded a $123,600,000 fixed-price contract in March, 1968 after winning a two-stage industry competition. Deliveries will continue through mid-1972. From: Public relations, Bell Helicopter (A Textron company), Box 482, Fort Worth, Texas 76101. Area code 817-280-2519."
Date: May 23, 1969