Early type of helicopter demonstrated at Royal Aircraft Establishment in Farnborough Airport
SLATE INFORMATION: The "Flapper" of the Air
ENGLAND: Hampshire: Farnborough: Farnborough Airport:
ENGLAND, HAMPSHIRE, FARNBOROUGH, AIRPORT.
MLV gyroplane standing on ground, people around
LV gyroplane going off in the air
LOW ANGLE gyroplane up in the air
TITLE: The wings are wound up by cord, like a Top.
MLV team of men with cord, pulling it to twind up the wings, running off
TITLE: ALL SATISFIED --- Pilot, Inventor and the Air Minister.
SCU Pilot in flying clothes, Minister and Inventor.
TITLE: The flapping wings are wind-driven.
LOW ANGLE propeller going round
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LV gyroplane on ground, about to fly, flying, up in the air, take-off.
LV gyroplane landing
TITLE: Capt. Courtney, the Pilot.
SCU LOW ANGLE pilot in gyroplane, propellor going round.
rubber band plane, gyro, gyroplane, short flight, test
Background: Early type of helicopter demonstrated at Royal Aircraft Establishment in Farnborough Airport