Jerry Foster was the first TV helicopter pilot/reporter in the country and the first to go live over the scene of a breaking story.
High speed police chases, devastating floods and daring rescues now splashed all over cable television, started in the early 1970s in Phoenix.
The presentation will take place in the Davis Learning Center Auditorium on the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott campus Tuesday, April 19, 7 to 8 p.m. It is free to public. For more information, contact Professor Nick Manderfield, coordinator, ERAU Prescott Aviation History Program at 928-777-6985 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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