Solo Around The World By Helicopter – stage one 1982/3

The first stage of Dick Smith’s solo helicopter flight around the world. From Fort Worth America, to London England.

This video includes Dick flying past The White House in Washington and The East River in New York City. It also includes Dick landing at a heliport and refuelling from a bowser using his American Express Card, as well as a forced landing terra incognita.

Prior to arriving in London, Dick lands at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, where he is greeted by Prince Charles.