Aeronautics: For Sale: Autogiros

Borrower

In Los Angeles last week Pilot L. H. Atkinson, about to take a plane up for testing, climbed out of the cockpit at the last minute to borrow a parachute. In the air a few minutes later the plane fell into a tailspin from which Pilot Atkinson could not pull out. With his borrowed 'chute, he jumped.

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