Shuttle mail delivery demonstrated, Washington, D.C., May 19, 1938. The feasibility of a shuttle airmail service was demonstrated as part of National Airmail Week when an autogyro, piloted by John Miller, landed on the city post office grounds with a cargo of mail from the branch post office at Washington airport. The U.S. Capitol can be seen in the background. The aircraft, NC14742, was actually a prototype for the KD-1. Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Autogyro_Shuttle_mail_delivery_demonstrated_25025v.jpg

Kellett KD-1 (NC14742)

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Shuttle mail delivery demonstrated, Washington, D.C., May 19, 1938. The feasibility of a shuttle airmail service was demonstrated as part of National Airmail Week when an autogyro, piloted by John Miller, landed on the city post office grounds with a cargo of mail from the branch post office at Washington airport. The U.S. Capitol can be seen in the background. The aircraft, NC14742, was actually a prototype for the KD-1. Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Autogyro_Shuttle_mail_delivery_demonstrated_25025v.jpg


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