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Old 02-14-2006, 03:26 PM   #1
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I dunno.....the song "Rocky Mountain High" comes to mind.
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Old 02-14-2006, 03:27 PM   #2
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Default Autogryro trivia

Didn't James Bond use one of these things back in the 60's? " Ken Wallis also built and flew one of the most famous autogyros - "Little Nellie" - in the James Bond movie "You Only Live Twice".
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Old 02-14-2006, 04:21 PM   #3
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gyro-copter.

built in the 60's.

kits came with tube frames and you put your own lycoming or VW engine in the back. (now the engine of choice is a subaru inline 4).

nothing new except the name.

http://www.marchfield.org/gyrocopter.htm
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Old 02-14-2006, 04:22 PM   #4
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Great idea. Instead of drive by shootings we can have fly by bombings.



Instead of road rage we can have a new air age of air rage.



This device could have an entire plethora of handy uses. A big bag of bird shyt dropped on the boss's house comes to mind. Or seeing who can come closest to dropping a water balllon on Sean at the race track as he's barrelling along with his butt in the air. Extra points for a direct hit.
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Old 02-14-2006, 05:26 PM   #5
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Oh, WOW!!!! A Benson Gyrocopter with an nosewheel!!!!



Ya know, there's a few of us with aviation backgrounds out here. Hell, even SBP (SBB???) may weigh in!

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Old 02-14-2006, 05:30 PM   #6
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I really could have used one of these at Sturgis last year!
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Old 02-14-2006, 07:00 PM   #7
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Sorry to get off topic, but a friend is asking me to ride to Sturgis this year. 1600 miles from Virginia is a long way. Want to know if someone riding a non-Harley bike (Moto Guzzi Breva 1100) would be given a bunch of grief.
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Old 02-14-2006, 07:06 PM   #8
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This is the second time that I have heard this.



Why is the Subie Flat Four so popular?
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Old 02-14-2006, 07:11 PM   #9
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An unpowered rotor on top creates enough lift ...



Did I read that right? Am I missing something?
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Old 02-14-2006, 07:19 PM   #10
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and the Darwin award winner is...
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