Autogiro Company of America AC-35 at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

     

Autogiro Company of America AC-35 at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

The two-seat AC-35 Autogiro was developed for a Department of Commerce competition to create an aerial "Model T." James G. Ray. vice president and chief pilot of the Autogiro Company of America, landed the AC-35 in a small downtown park in Washington. D.C. on October 2, 1936.

Image Number: WEB11116-2009
Credit: Image by Dane Penland, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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