AERONAUTICS: Cierva Autogiro

Chunky, jovial, rich Juan de la Cierva, 33, inventor of the autogiro, debarked at Manhattan last week, met his serious, rich friend Harold F. Pitcairn, 32, and went down to the latter's city, Bryn Athyn, Pa., near Philadelphia. There the Spaniard, who lives in England most of the time, stripped off his coat and near the Swedenborgian Church which Mr. Pitcairn and his two brothers are building according to their late father's bequest, made the first autogiro flight in the U. S.

Señor de la Cierva, son of a Spanish diplomat, has been...

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