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Equipment - Parts & Components
All that technical stuff
Topics: 362 Posts: 4,060
362 4,060
Keep 'Em Spinning
Topics: 465 Posts: 7,136
465 7,136
So Many Choices
Topics: 211 Posts: 2,643
211 2,643
mac-90 starter brackets
by taint
Feel the Power
Topics: 1,806 Posts: 23,976
1,806 23,976
Other Parts including pre-rotators, tanks, pods, name it, we'll talk about it.
Topics: 408 Posts: 4,258
408 4,258
Read about the latest happenings of our site!
Topics: 1,694 Posts: 21,177
1,694 21,177
CNN Snipit on Gyroplanes
The name says it all, post your jokes, comments, complaints or just rant and rave.
Topics: 7,145 Posts: 81,105
Last Post: Subaru in the snow
7,145 81,105
Subaru in the snow
by CLS447
Forum Administration Issues
Topics: 375 Posts: 3,545
375 3,545
Upcoming Events - Fly Ins, Chapter Meetings
Topics: 1,508 Posts: 22,522
1,508 22,522
New Members - Please Introduce Yourself
Topics: 862 Posts: 8,919
Last Post: New Helicopter Guy
862 8,919
New Helicopter Guy
by Discap
A place to post your flying adventures.
Topics: 279 Posts: 5,644
279 5,644
Post any and all flying photos - gyro, helicopter, fixed wing, ultralight, all are welcome.
Topics: 2,556 Posts: 31,719
2,556 31,719
Post your links to flying videos here!
Topics: 1,875 Posts: 17,117
1,875 17,117
Kit Makers & Manufacturers
Two Place Enclosed Machine with Centerline Thrust
Topics: 277 Posts: 4,526
277 4,526
Texas Based maker of Single and two place designs
Topics: 216 Posts: 3,685
216 3,685
Autoflight Redrive on 2.5 Subaru
by CLS447
Topics: 3 Posts: 66
3 66
A&S 18A For sale and jump T/O
by Dmorris
The two-place enclosed gyroplane
Topics: 23 Posts: 257
23 257
Tercel and Twistair
Topics: 82 Posts: 791
82 791
Tercel delivery to Germany
Forum for Aviomania aircraft
Topics: 62 Posts: 2,775
62 2,775
Makers of MTOSport, Calidus and Cavalon gyroplanes
Topics: 168 Posts: 1,815
Last Post: Calidus frustration
168 1,815
Calidus frustration
by Smack
Igor's original machines and similar designs, KB2, KB3 and others
Topics: 295 Posts: 3,477
Last Post: Thrust Numbers
295 3,477
Thrust Numbers
by CLS447
Gathering place for Butterflys, Monarchs, Goldens, and whatever else Larry comes up with!
Topics: 94 Posts: 1,577
Last Post: Aurora build -
94 1,577
Aurora build -
by CLS447
Commercial Designs still in the works - Hawk IV, Carter Copter
Topics: 150 Posts: 2,591
Last Post: Tandem gyro plans
150 2,591
joe nelson
Tandem gyro plans
Gyrobee, Honeybee, Hornet and other related designs
Topics: 767 Posts: 12,129
Last Post: QB2 Build Progress
767 12,129
Brian Jackson
QB2 Build Progress
Those machines with powered rotors
Topics: 972 Posts: 17,126
972 17,126
A forum for enthusiasts of B.J. Schramm's finest.
Topics: 182 Posts: 6,944
182 6,944
John Bell
Helicycle transmission
Forum for Vittorio Magni's designs
Topics: 56 Posts: 1,240
56 1,240
Innovator Technologies of Canada
Topics: 21 Posts: 410
21 410
Anyone own a 285 or XET?
Topics: 12 Posts: 267
Last Post: Updates
12 267
by Gman
Two Place Enclosed machines manufactured in Canada
Topics: 595 Posts: 12,621
595 12,621
Dominator Gyros - Single and Two Place
Topics: 286 Posts: 5,407
286 5,407
Manufacturer of the American Ranger (AR-1).
Topics: 32 Posts: 386
32 386
Some pics from the assembly
by Vance
Monarch, Falcon, Bandit, Magni M-18, Mad Max, Barnett J4B
Topics: 127 Posts: 2,575
127 2,575
Junk yard dog picture
A forum for the Australian made Titanium gyroplane.
Topics: 1 Posts: 9
1 9
Maker of the Lightning, Vortex, Sport Copter II, and Sport Rotors.
Topics: 73 Posts: 1,164
73 1,164
Control Rod Adjustment
by Steven
Ron Herron's Littlewing, North American Rotorwerks - Pitbull
Topics: 305 Posts: 4,520
305 4,520
Astral tractor gyroplane
by René
Magni, Sycamore, Sportcopter, Barnett, Falcon II
Topics: 147 Posts: 3,245
Last Post: SnoBird Tandem
147 3,245
SnoBird Tandem
by Hotel32
Other Two Place Designs, UFO, Paul Bruty's Firebird etc.
Topics: 251 Posts: 4,849
251 4,849
Ultralight Machines - Larry Neal's Butterfly, 3D-RV, Sparrow
Topics: 47 Posts: 1,064
47 1,064
Enclosed 2 Place Machine from Poland
Topics: 226 Posts: 3,693
226 3,693
Anything related to Rotorcraft
Topics: 8,578 Posts: 135,275
8,578 135,275
identify this model ?
by giro5
Discussion of FAR's and other rules & regulations.
Topics: 169 Posts: 2,915
169 2,915
Topics: 961 Posts: 21,856
961 21,856
Links to technical papers, books, and other publlications available for download.
Topics: 311 Posts: 1,072
311 1,072
What have you learned from your own mistakes
Topics: 1,055 Posts: 29,812
1,055 29,812
Brent Drake
Xenon N912XV Knoxville
A category for all things glider
Topics: 30 Posts: 410
Last Post: One time offer
30 410
One time offer
Discussion on anything related to training, instructors, theory etc.
Topics: 1,058 Posts: 15,531
1,058 15,531
Discussion on Flight Testing - How do we make those first flights?
Topics: 77 Posts: 2,492
77 2,492
Discussion on design, fabrication and assembly
Topics: 2,294 Posts: 37,068
Last Post: my gyros
2,294 37,068
Mowgli RRG
my gyros
Historical stories about helicopters and gyros
Topics: 286 Posts: 1,996
286 1,996
Swap Meet
Gyro's and Parts for Sale
Topics: 2,707 Posts: 21,106
Last Post: SnowBird Tandem
2,707 21,106
SnowBird Tandem
by Gman
Gyro's or Parts Wanted
Topics: 1,244 Posts: 7,155
Last Post: plans wanted
1,244 7,155
plans wanted
by rklaux
PRA - Popular Rotorcraft Association
The Popular Rotorcraft Association
Topics: 612 Posts: 13,005
612 13,005
If you have any questions for PRA HQ, post 'em here.
Topics: 98 Posts: 1,613
98 1,613

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  • Vance
    Flight planning and Go/ No Go decisions.
    Saturday Morning rolled around and three clients had canceled due to wind so it seemed like a great day to fly to the AOPA event at Camarillo.

    We have had strong Santa Ana winds for most of two weeks and it has kept me from training. I have had a few hours of solo time.

    Today, 02:06 PM
  • kolibri282
    Flying was fun in the 20th century.....
    Short clip showing various types of flying. Light GA, float planes and flying boats and, oh yes, at around 3:20 there's a KD-1, flying to a golf course. That reminds me of the Piasecki clip where he loads a set of golf clubs into his Pa-1 (?) only that later on I read he had to take it out again before...
    Yesterday, 11:29 PM
  • dabkb2
    Mac 90 pistons, there is a left and a right
    Just a heads up to the Mac 90 fans out there, something I learned the hard way, I broke a ring. I found this in the motor I was flying last year. I got lucky that it didn't hurt the cylinder or the piston, it just lost power so I knew it was time to tear it apart. That is what started the whole rebuild...
    Yesterday, 07:59 PM

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