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    Flying characteristics of a Bensen gyro.

    Hi Hobby CAD. I had no idea you were in South-Africa. I did have my eyes on a Bensen that was one of Ben's kits that had been built. The engine was replaced with a VW 2180 with a downdraft carb. I saw it fly out of Baragwaneth (Syferfontein) and it performed really well. Ever since then, Ive had...
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    Flying characteristics of a Bensen gyro.

    Hello to you all. This is a question to all of you pilots with flight time in the Bensen B8m gyrocopters. What is the Bensen's flight characteristics like? Does it have any nasty tendencies to watch out for. Would it be a good, safe "first" gyrocopter for a newly certified, low time gyrocopter...
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