American Helicopter Museum - Pitcairn Cierva Autogyro PCA-1A
Bill Maloney

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01 Pitcairn Cierva Autogyro PCA 02 Pitcairn Cierva Autogyro PCA 03 Wright Whirlwind J6 Radial 04 Pitcairn Autogyro Main Gear
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05 Pitcairn Cierva Autogyro PCA 06 Pitcairn Cierva Autogyro PCA 07 Wright Whirlwind J6 Radial 08 Pitcairn Autogyro Cockpit
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09 Pitcairn Autogyro Wingtip 10 Pitcairn Autogyro Tail 11 Pitcairn Autogyro Rotor Hub 12 Pitcairn Autogyro Rotor Brace
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13 Pitcairn Autogyro Tail 14 Pitcairn Cierva Autogyro PCA 15 Pitcairn Autogyro Rotor Cutaway 16 Pitcairn Autogyro Rotor Tip

Pitcairn Cierva Autogyro PCA-1A Specifications:

Fuselage Length: 21 feet 8 inches
Rotor Diameter:
43 feet
feet, inches
Empty lbs Loaded - lbs
Max Speed: 105mph
Cruise Speed: mph
Range: miles
Service Ceiling: feet
Fuel Capacity: gallons
Powerplant: Wright Whirlwind J6 air cooled radial engine 220hp
First Flight : 1928
Cost: $

This is an absolutely gorgeous restoration! The finish, details and paint work are first class. My photos don't do it justice. The wings are a deep yellow and the fuselage gloss black. It just wows you as soon as you step in the door.

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