Thursday, 13 March 2014

The Pinwheel Helicopter

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The Pinwheel is a rocket-powered, strap-on-the-back helicopter. It was designed and built by Gilbert Magill of Rotor-Craft Corp., Glendale, USA. It was first demonstrated on April 15, 1957, at the San Fernando Valley Airport.

Here's a very rare footage of the Pinwheel helicopter.

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