Oregon helicopters do the heavy lifting

January 2012
Oregon Business Magazine;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p8
The article presents information related to the heavy-lift helicopter industry of Oregon. It has been stated that pilot Wes Lematta had established Columbia Helicopters in 1957 in the state. It has been stated that by witnessing success of Lematta's fledgling business, the U.S. government helped in making the industry grow and now the helicopter industry has become a unique and valuable sector of the Oregon economy.


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