Everyman's Autogyro 1966

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Full title reads: "Norfolk. Everyman's Autogyro".

SV Inventor / Designer Wing Commander Wallis getting into his one man autogyro. CU Ken Wallis straps himself in.

LV The autogyro comes towards camera and takes off. GV Pan autogyro in flight. GV Ditto. SV Wallis's daughter Elizabeth...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
55379
Sort Number:
66/051
Time in/Out:
01:50:54:00 / 01:52:08:00
Canister:
66/51
Film ID:
1797.27
Issue Date:
26/06/1966

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  • "Wing Commander Wallis" is Kenneth Wallis. He's 96 as of April 2012, but was certainly still flying at 94.....

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/new
    s/article-1289662/A-magnificen
    t-man-DIY-flying-machine-Wing-C
    ommander-94-trying-hit-130mph-s
    hed-built-gyrocopter.html

    The aircraft seen here is the prototype Wallis WA116, Reg. No. G-ARRT.

    More footage of this craft can be seen in clip 361.11.

    jamied 15th May 2012

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