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    Confusion

    Unity Unity I read the forum before I went to Mentone, I fully expected to see a brawl. What I saw was a great group of people that would fight for the chance to help anyone. That was the only fighting I saw. Damn, you people made me and my two guys feel like part of the family. I loved it and...
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    Search & Rescue

    cheap flir cheap flir Mylo, I will get the brand name they are about $3800 and work great, just need a good device to veiw. They are designed to be mounted on a police spot light and should be simple to mount on a helmet so it sees what you look at. Screen needs to be mounted so it can be seen...
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    Search & Rescue

    Also we are looking for a good IR system if you have one. I converted a IF camera used on patrol cars and it does fair but I need a better viewing screen. grover
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    Search & Rescue

    search and rescue search and rescue My sheriff's office is using a Twinstarr for law enforcement, works great. grover
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    PRA Organization $$$

    PRA leadership PRA leadership I have been twice to Mentone and hope to make my first trip to Benson Days this year. I want to say I have never met a nicer group of people working as VOLUNTEERS to help a newcomer such as myself and my two deputies that came with me. Food was great, fly-in was...
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    PRA Organization $$$

    Questions for PRA Questions for PRA John, if you did not mean to be demanding but just were asking where to get info, why don't you say "sorry if I came across as rude but please help me get that info". Grover
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    3 RAF flight instructors have died over the years

    Gyro safety Gyro safety I have about 500 hrs in fixed wing and only about 100 in gyros but I am convinced that gyros with some exceptions are safer. I have experienced three engine failures while learning to fly gyros. All were powered by automotive engines and the problems were easily fixed...
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    M912 Demonstration videos

    Jim Vanek Jim Vanek I had a chance to spend the day with Jim last month. He stopped everything and gave me a tour of his shop. He was super nice and extremely informative. It is easy to see why his products are so respected. He gave me a ride in the Sportcopter 2, one hell of a machine. Then...
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    The Talk and Old Edna.

    History History Thank you Vance for opening my eyes to how much I am missing by not exploring the history of the gyro. I would love to hear your presentation. Grover
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    New Gyroplane CFI

    Cfi Cfi Couldn't happened to nicer guy!
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    Brent thanks, I will look at Lynx. I still need to find a way to lock down the cyclic when...

    Brent thanks, I will look at Lynx. I still need to find a way to lock down the cyclic when parked, any ideas? My stepdaughter was getting married the same week of Bensen Days so I will have to wait until Mentone to look at others gyros and steal some designs. Thanks, Grover.
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    Alternator wiring

    I plan on buying the conversion kit from Plane Power. The present alternator, the Kabota, only has two wires going to it. Thanks
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    Alternator wiring

    Has anyone replaced a Kabota alternator with a standard alternator and if so can you help me with the wiring. I have a Twinstar if that matters. Thanks
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    Tim, I just acquired a Twinstar from Gary Goldsberry and I am interested in the aux fuel tank...

    Tim, I just acquired a Twinstar from Gary Goldsberry and I am interested in the aux fuel tank you have. Can you share a little info. I will be flying law enforcement missions and I need more than 1 1/2 hours. Thanks, Grover
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    Thanks Brent, I am sure I will have a thousand questions once I get it home and start putting...

    Thanks Brent, I am sure I will have a thousand questions once I get it home and start putting time on it. I will have to add a reserve fuel tank(s) so I can stay up a least 2 hours. Any suggestions?
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    NEW Engine OIL Pick-Up Tube

    2.5 subaru 2.5 subaru I only have about 65 hours total in gyros and I have had three in flight engine failures with the 2.5. The first was on take off, the oil pick up tube cracked and the engine seized. The second was in flight with a friend who later told me it was a defective speed sensor...
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    Brent, I hope to pick up my first Twinstarr next week. I have about 2 hours with Gary Goldsberry...

    Brent, I hope to pick up my first Twinstarr next week. I have about 2 hours with Gary Goldsberry in one. I just wondered if you had any advice for me. Thanks, Grover.
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    Hi from SE Alabama

    Gyros Gyros Brad, I am in Brewton, about 90 miles from you to the west. I have a sparrowhawk if you get over this way call me on my cell 251-236-0817. Be glad to share what little I know. Grover
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    Marketing Your Gyroplane

    Gryo popularity Gryo popularity I have witnessed the enthusiasm of other law enforcement officers first hand when given a flight in PPC and gyros. They all laugh and say they will never get in one, they are too dangerous, just a toy. However everyone that I have gotten to take a flight in a...
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    Subaru engine update

    My 2002 2.5 soh engine locked up while in flight, no problem just set it down across runway. When I went to replace the engine with a 2009 model that is when I got into trouble. The engines are almost identical except for timing. I had to change the timing belt and gears to the 2002 type even...
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