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    Pitbull gyro look a like or concept?!

    Most of the "google-FU" will result in pitbull threads ending in debates and Nay saying on the Tail dragger configuration. There is exactly one clip of a flying pitbull on youtube and it is the Manufacturers unit ( I believe, it is at least the same vid that is on his web site) many were sold...
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    how good a kawasaki 398cc works on a gyroplane

    Yes the Kawi most often used in the Gyro's would be the 2cyl, two stroke air cooled Sled engine. The only actual test I have seen is ONE Gyrobee ( a true 103 legal one) that ettempted to use one, he got it to fly but ended up putting a 447 Rotax on it in the end I believe. The issue is not the...
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    new Guy with high hopes and questions

    Been almost a year since I posted anything here, and almost that long since I did anything with this project. Built some guns, did some hunting standard yard work house repairs all the Alaska Summer stuff. Seems like as good a time as any to dust off this thing and get to it. The little fact...
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    HELI /GYRO ROTORS

    Generally speaking greater lift=greater drag so more lifting capacity is usually offset by either more Horsepower or reduced speed.
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    Open Source Kit Aircraft

    No kidding, think of the numbers of proven plans you could buy with that ! Seriously I have burned my "free trial" time with auto desk a number of times and have to resort to friends in the industry to get my full size patterns for Kayaks and foam formers and the like Drafted out into print...
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    What you wear?

    Ohhhh, now you need to be careful or I will put up the pics of my "Lady Ga-Ga" costume from Halloween.
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    What you wear?

    I was going to make some witty comment here, but somehow words are failing me..... I feel... uhm ..... afraid ?
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    Two Stroke Exhaust

    Sorry. I imagine it is just a matter of time and money as in most applications will be pure custom, as even a common airframe and engine combo would represent a TINY potential sales volume to a manufacturer, not to mention that age old bugaboo of the aviation community "Liability" Dan
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    What to expect for the Rotax 447

    I know what I look at on any two stroke I tear down, but since I am not aviation two stroke experienced ( and I am constantly told its differant) and the fact that I dont know how to illistrate what I mean by "general condition" and such I should refrain from giving any advice on that. I wil...
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    What to expect for the Rotax 447

    here is a link to a good picture of the main parts of the 447 over on rotarywingforums Gil's Hornet build. - Page 5 - Rotary Wing Forum notice the crank apears to be several round chunks of iron with hardened steel pins in between (because it is ) the pins are pressed into the "cheeks" or...
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    What to expect for the Rotax 447

    first let me qualify this by saying I have never worked on a Rotax 447 ( at least an Aircraft rated one) but if it is anything like every other Rotax ( and the air cooled 447 that they used in the snowmobile line in the early 80's) and most two stroke engines in the world if is not a two piece...
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    Two Stroke Exhaust

    This is probably old news to you two strokers, but.... most of the exhausts I have seen sticking out the side and so forth are adapted from some other application or at the very least a "universal" type. Two strokes are extremely sensitive to exhaust design. Google a the " two stroke expansion...
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    new Guy with high hopes and questions

    ugh, no progress did a lot of thinking, but I have fresh paint on all the walls and ceiling of my bedroom, along with new wood flooring. Guess I have to keep the book keeper happy if I am going to have any chance of this.
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    new Guy with high hopes and questions

    I did not take it that way, I just realized that I have been a little Vague with my expectations on this project and what my background really was. now if my truck had not decided it was a good time to blow an axle seal, I would have more to show, as it is I get to play mechanic again this...
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    new Guy with high hopes and questions

    Thank you for the comments and yes I am hanging on to This wife, a few months ago I built a skin on frame Kayak in the living room, not only was it allowed she wants one for her now.. something about Sea kayaking in Valdez this summer. Also, I don't intend or expect real number or any...
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