First US Navy shipboard operation by a rotary wing aircraft (Pitcairn XOP-1)

Wednesday, September 23, 1931

 

Description

A Pitcairn XOP-1 autogiro was flown from the deck of the USS Langley

The pilot was Lt. A.M. Pride

Source: TBA

 

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