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Links to technical papers, books, and other publlications available for download.
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Discussion on design, fabrication and assembly
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Historical stories about helicopters and gyros
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AAI - American Autogyro - Sparrowhawk Gyroplanes

Two Place Enclosed Machine with Centerline Thrust
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Air Command

Texas Based maker of Single and two place designs
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Air & Space 18A

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The two-place enclosed gyroplane
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Aviation Artur Trendak & Son

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Forum for Aviomania aircraft
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Igor's original machines and similar designs, KB2, KB3 and others
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Concept Machines

Commercial Designs still in the works - Hawk IV, Carter Copter
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Magni gyroplanes

Forum for Vittorio Magni's designs
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Mosquito Helicopters

Innovator Technologies of Canada
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Phenix Tractor Gyroplane

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RAF - Rotary Air Force

Two Place Enclosed machines manufactured in Canada
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Rotor Flight Dynamics - Dominator

Dominator Gyros - Single and Two Place
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Silverlight Aviation

Manufacturer of the American Ranger (AR-1).
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Single and Two Place Designs out of Georgia
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A forum for the Australian made Titanium gyroplane.
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Ultralight Machines - Larry Neal's Butterfly, 3D-RV, Sparrow
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Enclosed 2 Place Machine from Poland
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Rotor Blades

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Can you PM me? I"m an Australian in Canada and
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