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2011-10-22
First Gyro Flight in SA


The very first gyro flight in South Africa (a Cierva C.19 Autogiro piloted by Roy Tuckett) took place in Durban on the 22nd June 1932.
A very interesting account of the event is to be found on Alan Taylor's website http://www.fad.co.za/Resources/aviation/alan/rotor.htm