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David Gittens Innovative Lives Presentation, May 7, 1997

Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Interviewee:
Gittens, David
Subject:
Gyro 200 Company
Physical description:
0.35 cu. ft.: 3 boxes
Type:
Videotapes
Collection descriptions
Lectures
Date:
1997
May 7, 1997
20th century
1990-2000
Notes:
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.
Summary:
Original and reference videos documenting an NMAH children's program by David Gittens, the inventor of the Ikenga 5302 gyroplane.
Cite as:
David Gittens Innovative Lives Presentation, May 7, 1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Aeronautics
Autogiros
Inventions
Inventors
Local number:
1998.3019 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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