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kolibri282

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kolibri282

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Perhaps we could share the stuff we find there, I'll start with this one:
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k9767818s/f399.item.r=autogire

Also, since you can always edit your post you can add new items at any time.

Like the picture on the lower right of this page, with an airplane with foldable wings and a "traveling-man" trailer...
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k4225130v/f37.item.r=autogire

Auguste Piccard, always keen to try something new. Any guess what type of aircraft that is, anyone?
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b9034525x.r=autogire?rk=3326196;4
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b9034527r.r=autogire?rk=3476412;0
As per the page below the aircraft in the pictures above is a PA-19
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k9808685d/f42.item.r=autogire


l'Aèrophile 04/1935
Some bits and bobs about gyros in France
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k65547540/f12.item.r=autogire

Hafner Nagler Gyro
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k65547540/f25.item.r=autogire

Some early theory
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k65547540/f7.item.r=autogire

A paper by Lois Breguet, world famous French air- and rotorcraft designer. He presents a comparison
between a fixed wing and a rotary wing aircraft and concludes that the fixed wing will have a
much lower payload and shorter range. This is quite a surprise to say the least:
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k9795806s/f77.item.r=autogire

Frenche Lioré et Olivier LeO C-30, a derivative of the British Rota C-30
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k5410816v/f12.item.r=autogire
 
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