First Titanium Explorer in the US

RotorRambler

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Congratulations to Farmer Jim and Chris for bringing the first Titanium Explorers to the US.

Here are a couple of my favorite photos of the very first one to plant its wheels on US soil (S/N 007).

In the first photo, that's Chris in the driver's seat.

In the second photo, Chris is insisting that Bonzer has to ride in the back.

Ira



 

Mike484

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And it first hit American soil at the Chapter 62 headquarters.

Congrats Chris and Jim.
 

GaryMac

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Exciting times for Farmer Jim and Chris! I wish them well on this endeavor.

Any pricing details that can be shared on this new ship?
 

StanFoster

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Congratulations to the Toevs. This is going to be a big hit!
 

TAGNA

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The complete Titanium Autogyro crew at Bensen days.
Jim, Chris, Desmon, Mark
 

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swilliams

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Congratulations they look great.

Sincerly Scott Williams
 

farmer jim

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We expect to be close to the MTO prices, but feel that we have a FS product ?! :)

We NEeD FLEET HOURS, SO Y'ALL HELP US GET THERE :)

WE ARE EXCITED !

ROTRS, HERE WE COME ! ( then Osh, Mentone, etc)

fj

:first:
 

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First Titanium Explorer in the US

Excellent! Congratulations! Can't wait to see some flying photos/videos.
 

GyrOZprey

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Unloading fully assembled gyro's ......

Unloading fully assembled gyro's ......

out of a container - up on it's chassis! ?????????????:help::noidea:

The container was loaded in Australia @ ground level ... in US the norm is to load/unload @ a loading dock ... so containers STAY on the chassis .... problem solved thanks to Jason Knight's experience ... use a tilt bed wrecker truck as a mobile loading dock! :peace:

The unload process @ Anahuac on Friday went very well ( just 2.5 hrs) thanks to plenty of help & a skilled tow-truck operator!
 

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Rick E

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The titanium explorer has impressed everyone here in Oz, I'm sure it will continue to impress in the U.S market.
Best of luck Chris and Jim.
 

TAGNA

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Squadron

Squadron

This is a great picture taken by John Nagle at Propwash, with Bryan Fair, John, and Mark's MTO and Marks white Titanium Explorer folding mast gyro.:drum:
 

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MadMuz

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I cant wait to hear what Demon Des thinks of it :lol: ...... Sam, Neal's test pilot reckons they are absolutely awesome (Far Superior even):yo:
 

Texasautogyro

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I cant wait to hear what Demon Des thinks of it :lol: ...... Sam, Neal's test pilot reckons they are absolutely awesome (Far Superior even):yo:
I hope to be doing that very soon.!!!!
 

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Looking great! I like the door and the luggage pods. Do they extend into the hull and if yes, how far? Is the mast always folding?

Kai
 

TAGNA

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Looking great! I like the door and the luggage pods. Do they extend into the hull and if yes, how far? Is the mast always folding?

Kai
Yes they do extend somewhat the two side pod doors connect inside front to rear but not accross. You can buy folding or non folding Mast. The door is a great improvement. Just wait untill you see it in person!!
 
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