AVIATION: Heavenly Visitor

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Queer Bird. Iowa's 2,500,000 had never seen such a strange craft as The Des Moines Register and Tribune's autogiro when in 1931—one of the first seven delivered in America—it joined The Register and Tribune air fleet, fourth in its aerial service.

Nervous. Iowa's cows and chickens were blase about ordinary airplanes. They had seen three other Register and Tribune monoplanes weave a zig-zag pattern in the Hawkeye skies. But they were vaguely uneasy about the flying windmill that landed like a...

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