Shots of early type of helicopter.
Title: "Windmill Plane Test. Try-out of first Air Ministry Cierva Aeroplane, prior to its first public appearance, at R.A.F. Display".
L/S of several men pulling a long rope attached to the blades of an early helicopter, Auto Gyro. Panning L/S of helicopter taking off (like a plane, vertical take off obviously not mastered yet!). Various shots of the helicopter in flight and coming into land. Low angled C/U of two men on top of grounded helicopter, rotating blades by hand.
More shots of helicopter in flight. Various shots of plane taking off, men start propeller on nose manually.
Note: please see record for story of same name in G 1303.