• Short Summary

    An autogyro lands on the White House lawn.

  • Description

    Title reads: "... and 'aeroplanes for all' approaches appreciably nearer as Aviator in Auto-gyro lands on President Hoover's lawn to make a call."

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Shots of a Pitcairn PCA-2 autogyro piloted by James G Ray coming down to land on White House lawn.

    N.B. originally this item and 'Flying Revolutionised' were one item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    771.06
    Media URN:
    8430
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1931
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:30:00 / 01:08:59:00
    Canister:
    31/38

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft is a Pitcairn PCA-2 autogyro.

    It is piloted here by James G Ray.

  2. British Pathé says

    Very helpful information - thanks very much.

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