Brooklyn Coast Guard Air Station
Brooklyn Coast Guard Air Station, 1938, Kings County, Brooklyn.
Floyd Bennet Field. In 1942-44, site of first operational helicopter testing
and pilot training for US Military. First helicopter aid mission flown from
here 14 February 1944. Coast Guard Air Station from 1938 to present.
information see: www.aero-web.org/history/fbennett/fbennett.htm (Link
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military
February 18, 2006
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/forts/fortsA_D/brooklynCoastGuardAir .htm