First successful bail-out from a rotary winged aircraft (Pitcairn YG-2)

Monday, March 30, 1936

 

Description

Two crew bailed-out and parachuted to safety after an in-flight rotor failure on a Pitcairn YG-2 autogiro.

Source: VFS 2019 History Calendar

 

Aircraft related to this milestone
Pitcairn PA-33 (YG-2)