A Pitcairn autogiro flies over Manhattan Island. The brainchild of Spanish aeronautical engineer Juan de la Cierva, the autogiro was developed in the early 1920s. This image was part of a proposal by J S Todd of the British Chief Engineer's Office to adapt railway stations as landing places for autogiro aircraft.

A Pitcairn autogiro flies over Manhattan Island (c. 1931)

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A Pitcairn autogiro flies over Manhattan Island. The brainchild of Spanish aeronautical engineer Juan de la Cierva, the autogiro was developed in the early 1920s. This image was part of a proposal by J S Todd of the British Chief Engineer's Office to adapt railway stations as landing places for autogiro aircraft.

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