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Kevin_Richey

Yamaha gyro...Oregon, USA
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300+ gyroplane, 11 airplane, 1.5 PPC, AND... a ZILLION hours of flying in my dreams!
I found it interesting to read in there of using solid wooden shovels for rotorblades!
 

Tyger

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Germantown, NY
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Magni M16
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I'm thinking "blade" is a better translation of "pala" than "shovel", in this instance. :)
Google Translate isn't too good when it comes to secondary meanings of common words.
Incidentally, the original meaning of the english word "blade" is "leaf" (think blades of grass).
 
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