LightSportGyroplanes.comThursday September 24, 2020
World Record Claims Are
Putting Gyroplanes on the Map
This is Johnís red Magni M-16 in which he and Dayton made their record-setting flights. Notice the emblem on the fuselage.
Here's a closer view of that emblem. It's a replica of the logo for Eastern Airlines for whom legendary pilot Johnny Miller was employed for 25 years, beginning in 1939 when he flew a Killett KD-1 gyroplane to deliver the mail from the rooftop of the 30th Street Philadelphia post office to New Jersy. There's more about the significance of that emblem in relation to this flight on the next page.
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