Besen Metal Tail plans?

Doug Riley

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IMHO, Bensen never offered a non-funky-looking tail set. The Bensen metal tail weighed a ton and looked kinda of patched-together to me. Dr. B. used straight-line cuts on both the wood and metal tails, to make them easy to build.
No other gyro manufacturer has dared to offer anything so brutal-looking.

Rounding off the sharp corners improves their appearance quite a bit.

Ken Brock's tails were prettier.
 

Roundwing

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No plans.
Just cuts and fit so it looked right.
I put the Horizontal stab what I believe to be where the majority of the thrust of the prop would be to make it as effective as possible.
With 8 hours of testing it seems to be very stable.
All pieces are .125 2024, sheared to size.
 

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giro5

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I have a Ken Brock factory tail new in the box. Price is $500.00 plus shipping. John @ 505 258 1927
 
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