What D0 Dogs, Guitars, And Choppers Have In Common?

It's a warm July morning, and Charles H. Kaman is standing in the old tobacco fields of northern Connecticut watching a test pilot fly about in a brand-new, light helicopter. Kaman designed the chopper himself. The gleam in his eye says as much. Kaman has been fascinated with flight since he was a boy in Washington, D.C. Then, the fields were local playgrounds, and the aircraft were balsa-wood models powered by rubber bands.

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