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Pitcairn, Harold F.

Cierva C.8W
1155 Easton RdHorshamState: PACountry: USAWebsite: Pitcairn, Harold F.

On December 18, 1928, Arthur Rawson, a factory pilot for the Cierva Autogiro Company, and then Harold F. Pitcairn, flew a Cierva C.8W Autogiro from Building #3 at Pitcairn Field #2. The flights marked the first time a rotary-wing aircraft was successfully flown in the U.S.

Image Caption: Cierva C.8W
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