Self Catapulting Autogyro Dublin Issue 1941

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Title reads: "Self Catapulting Autogyro".

New Pitcairn PA-36 Whirl Wing autogyro (auto-gyro) in Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

Various shots of new type of autogyro going test flight from Bolling Field. The machine takes off and lands almost vertically. Looks very similar...



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  • The location is Bolling Field in DC (said by commentator, spelling checked).

    The aircraft is a Pitcairn PA-36 Whirl Wing autogyro, Reg. No. NX20674. It was the only example of its type ever built.

    jamied 8th May 2012
  • Thanks!

    British Pathé 19th Jun 2012

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