Can you help me name these tractor gyros?
Any information you can provide on these or any other tractor gyros would be greatly appreciated.
Recent information provided by Ron Herron. Info on Russian aircraft by Bob Gregory.
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Russian models. Barsik. One on right is a early prototype. Fly well
Airborne 200 by Michael Guard. Modified Little Wing. Flies well.
Ikenga's. Cygnus models 21 and 21T.
Ikenga 2000 by Gittens. Flew well
Blade Runner. New Zealand Composite by Duncan o'Devonport.
Motor tilts to enable hovering and takeoff. By Voorhis F. Wigal
Jim Eich 2 place. Flown successfully
gyrochkalmid. Under construction in Russia
The JungleGym by Joe Terminella using Little Wing plans as guide. It was successfully flown but was underpowered
Kriek. From Wagtail Aviation. Possibly from S. Africa
Harry Albert. Mini-plane modified by Virgil Jones. Used a McCulloch J-2 rotor head with modified Dragon Wings blades. It never flew.
Littlewing by Ron Herron. Flies well. Sets the standard.
The PitBull by John Vanvorhees. It has flown quite successfully
In Popular Mechanics. Chiropractors Gustafson/Stober from Portland, OR.
Springkaan. (S. African). First flew in 2003
The Raven Jeron Smith. Never flown
autogire tractif vu à BLOIS en développement
Olo 01 construit par Pascal Ollino du CSA Villacoublay
Spanish-built Cierva C-30 3/4- scale replica flew successfully with some engine troubles.
Eger (Russia) Farmer (Russia) Adele (Russia). Agriculture gyro. In flight test stage
Hafner ArIII Mk2 Gyroplane (Brit., 1937)
Oskbes Mai-208, 2 seater crop duster and trainer by A. Zorin designer
America Ac-35Kay 33/1
Weir W-3 (1936), Jump start
Flettner Fi 184
Doyle JT-9 Michel CROS
Stauffer, rotor also a wing
Vuitton (late 1800's). Never flew
Phenix from Spain Weymann CTW 201.
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