Gyroplane Refrain

This is a short clip from the documentary “Gyroplane Refrain” produced by Frank Basile of Fresh Produce Productions. Bruce H. Charnov of Mishu/Wobus Entertainment was the Executive Producer. The documentary is about the history of autogyro or gyroplane and taken from Charnov’s definitive book on the aircraft. Broadcast journalist, Rolland Smith learned the fly the Groen Brothers Sparrowhawk gyro in this documentary. In this clip he flies with Commander Ken Wallace a noted British gyroplane maker and pilot. Much of the documentary is written poetically hence the rhyme by Smith in this selection.

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