Tethered tests of the U.S. Army Air Corps XR-1 helicopter at the Platt-LePage company factory in Eddystone Pennsylvania. The helicopter parked in front of hangar. Pilot Lou Leavitt in the cockpit and starts the engine. Several men watch and take pictures of the action. A group of men including Platt,Leavitt ,Le Page and Grover Loening talk to each other. XR-1 hovers as cars and trucks remain parked in the background. Several scenes in which the the helicopter lightly touches down and then takes off again.
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