C.30A Autogiro (c/n 792)
Here's the second of
the Cierva C.30As
imported into Australia in the mid 1930s.
VH-USR was registered to Andrew Thyne Reid, a notable Australian
engineer. He flew
it fairly regularly between his country property near Yass, NSW and
Airport until his death in 1949. The aircraft
struck off the register in 1951.
This machine is displayed in a fully restored condition at the
Powerhouse Museum in
Sydney., although now in a basically all-over silver paint job, with