David Gittens Innovative Lives Presentation, May 7, 1997
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Gyro 200 Company
0.35 cu. ft.: 3 boxes
May 7, 1997
Gittens's Ikenga 5302 has several applications--aerial photography, aerial surveying, air courier, border patrol, cattle herding, commuting, crop spraying, flying doctors, intelligence gathering, pipe line inspection, postal service, reconnaissance, and search and rescue. The name Ikenga is derived from Ibomythology in Eastern Nigeria and refers to the creative life forces of humanity.
Original and reference videos documenting an NMAH children's program by David Gittens, the inventor of the Ikenga 5302 gyroplane.
David Gittens Innovative Lives Presentation, May 7, 1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History