Men stand around autogyro talking to pilot, then the aircraft takes off.
Demonstration of the Cierva Autogiro C.6A.
Royal Airforce Establishment, Farnborough.
CU Capt. Frank Courtney and Señor Juan de la Cierva talking. MS same; showing part of unusual aircraft - Cierva Autogiro C.6A (an autogyro, but spelled autogiro in the official name), a monoplane w/ body rather like a narrow cone; the distinguishing feature is that; in addition to the regular 2-blade propeller in front; it has a very large propeller on top; like a helicopter.
CU pilot talking to another man. Front view of the autogyro; panning left. Autogyro taxiing; away from camera. Men talking next to plane.
Also present were Air Vice-Marshal Sir W Sefton Brancker, Air Vice-Marshall Sir Geoffrey Salmond and Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard.