Mr de Cierva flies his invention, the Auto Giro aeroplane, in Croydon.
Item title reads - "The Windmill Plane". Mr de Cierva, inventor of the Auto Giro, makes first Channel crossing in his novel 'plane. Croydon, Greater London.
M/S of Mr de Cierva sat in the pilot's seat with his flying hat on. M/S as a man turns the propellors. Various shots as he taxis away. M/S of the 'plane in the air. M/S as it takes off again.