The helicopter completed its task of shuttling materials and hoisting beams into place in the
course of just one day. Here it is about to set down a cargo-net-load of plywood on the landing
area nearby the house.
Most of the materials needed to build this 2,800-square-foot house, situated 1/4 mile off the
coast of Connecticut, were brought to the island by helicopter.
The logistics of using a helicopter
to build a 2,800-square-foot house
on a three-quarter-acre patch of land
in the middle of Long Island Sound
gives new meaning to the phrase
"nerve wracking." But to contractor
Ralph Indorf, president of Indorf
Construction Company, Inc., of
Yorktown Heights, N.Y., it was