WINGLESS PLANE - 1933 A wingless plane (gyroplane) in London gives an astonishing demonstration as it can rise and descend vertically and hover low enough to permit its pilot to hand packages to someone on the ground.
STUNT PILOT AL WILSON KILLED IN CRASH - 1932 Al Wilson poses at a Cleveland, Ohio air show then takes to the air. Tragedy strikes when his 1910 biplane runs into a new autogiro plane flown by Johny Miller as both come in for a landing. Miller and a passenger are not badly hurt by Al Wilson is killed in the crash.
HERBERT HOOVER HONORS AUTOGYRO - 1930S President Herbert Hoover: "On behalf of the National Aeronautic Association, it gives me great pleasure to present to you and your associates the [?] trophy for your development and demonstration of the practical ability of the Autogyro."
INVENTIONS AND FASHIONS OF 1934 Inventions of 1934 include an autogyro test run over Washington D.C., a flying bicycle that didn't fly and a talking robot. In the world of fashion hairstyles showed off the nape of the neck and elaborate curls, a milliner made models out of her clients' heads and fur coats were popular for both the ladies and the men.
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