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    One for the Autogiro enthusiasts

    I was looking for something completely unrelated, and stumbled upon this. Thought some of you might like it as well.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGwRX...layer_embedded


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    Neat. Please do this at only ethanol fee stations.....
    Cheers,
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    nice video. saw kermit weeks fly his new to him auto gyro at fantasy of flight during snf splash in day. a big hit with the fans that were there.

    did my first flight around the pattern in my single seat gyro monday. half plane, half helo. autos like a helo. takes off like a gyroplane.
    Ed DArcy 'Turbo'
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    Quote Originally Posted by turbo View Post
    nice video. saw kermit weeks fly his new to him auto gyro at fantasy of flight during snf splash in day. a big hit with the fans that were there. did my first flight around the pattern in my single seat gyro monday. half plane, half helo. autos like a helo. takes off like a gyroplane.
    . Congrats on the first flight! What kind of gyro is it?

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    They must've had a pretty good wind for that landing approach, interesting that they don't show the rotor spin down, he probably had to turn tail to the wind to prevent blade flap.

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    Pitcairn.

    Early model before the gimbal rotorhead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zack Baughman View Post
    . Congrats on the first flight! What kind of gyro is it?
    zack, Name:  dscn0130.jpg
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Size:  56.3 KB there you are. they are a blast to fly. i call it the dirt bike of the sky.
    Ed DArcy 'Turbo'
    R-44 N7511G 1,300 hrs / RV-6 N26ED 4,700 hrs / helicycle 100 hrs
    Stuart, FL Hartford,Ct Virgin Gorda, BVI

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