• Short Summary

    Novel British invention 'Autogyro'- predecessor of helicopter - lands on Paris street.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Autogyro Lands in Paris Street - Thrill For Air Exhibition crowds".

    Paris, France.

    British made Cierva C30A autogyro - 'predecessor' of helicopter, taking off at Paris street, people looking on. A building with a sign over door reading "Salon de l'Aviation". Pan down the building showing crowds at the front. Autogyro flying over the exhibition building - this demonstration is part of the Aviation Exhibition. Autogyro lands almost vertically in front of crowd - people cheer. Pilot starts talking into camera - French, natural sound. He is interviewed by reporters.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Dupe of item from 34/96.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2735.35
    Media URN:
    80539
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1934
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:36:00 / 01:46:08:00
    Canister:
    34/96 / UNI GAZ ROLL 35

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft is a Cierva C30A autogyro, Reg. No. G-ACWH.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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