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Whirlybirds (TV Series 1957–1960) Poster

(1957–1960)

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The show used Bell Helicopter Models 47G and 47J Ranger for the series.
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Whirlybirds helicopter number was N975B. It could be seen on both sides and on the bottom of the copter. Also was called out when they made radio calls.
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The Whirlybirds headquarters was in Longwood Field, California.
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The idea for Whirlybirds came from the I Love Lucy episode Ep13 Bon Voyage that aired 16 Jan, 1956. Bob Gilbreath did all the aerial stunts for both the I Love Lucy episode and all the Whirlybirds episodes.
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