New Lurker - Curtis Scholl

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  1. Oct 20, 2017 #1

    curtisscholl

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    Hi Folks:

    Curtis Scholl here.
    I have been following the homebuilt aircraft crowd since 1972, I have been a member of the EAA, but let it lapse.
    I have two goals, one to build an ultralight autogyro, and two to build an ultralight fixed wing plane.
    I am a USAF veteran, 78-82, as a Huey (Iriquois) 204/205 Helicopter mechanic.

    Married for 41 years and counting.

    The main tubing parts for the autogyro are on hand, as well as the cluster plates, and bolts. I just need to find where my copious free time went.

    Curtis S.
     
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    Welcome to the forums, Curtis!
     
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    Welcome to HBA, Curtis.

    I haven’t seen one in many years, but Air Command had a very nice ultralight gyro. Not sure what became of them, though.


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    Welcome Curtis.
     
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    Sounds like a great project! Are you going for something like the Hollmann Gyrobee? That's the only autogyro I have see so far that can actually comply with Part 103.
     
  6. Oct 24, 2017 #6

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    Hey there:

    There are a number of UL gyros to mash together (maybe)....
    The KB3 - Ken Brock's ultralight version of a Bensen
    The 3DRV - Monte Hoskins design, drop keel with wood rotor blades (or extruded aluminum)
    The BumbleBee - Modified with a Drop keel (Hollman) for a bigger prop.
    The GyroBee by Prof Taggart....modified with a drop keel for a bigger prop

    I have the tubing and aluminum plate that could cover the base build for any of the three on the mast and keel.

    Curtis S.

     

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