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Old Sep 27, 2009, 10:10 PM
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Kellet Autogiro Kit

Black Hawk Models offers control line Kellet autogiro kit and for a limited time they are making a special one of Amelia Earhart's Beech-Nut plane. These are a lot of fun and easy to build.
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Old Sep 27, 2009, 11:31 PM
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BHM,

How about some pictures and specs on it.

Bob


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Black Hawk Models offers control line Kellet autogiro kit and for a limited time they are making a special one of Amelia Earhart's Beech-Nut plane. These are a lot of fun and easy to build.
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Old Sep 27, 2009, 11:38 PM
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Hi bobandris,

Try blackhawkmodels.com,
http://www.blackhawkmodels.com/gyro.html

There's plenty stuff there, cheers,

Regards, Al,
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Old Sep 27, 2009, 11:42 PM
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Here's the link to the Kellett he's refering to.Kellett control line model I would think that model would fly without the rotor as much wing area as it has. Could be a good starting point for modifying it into an R/C version. Thanks for the info Bob.
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Old Sep 27, 2009, 11:45 PM
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LOL Looks as though we posted that link in Stereo Al!
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Old Sep 28, 2009, 12:11 AM
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This was a Musciano design from the mid 50's. The fuslage is 8 1/2" long and carved from a 1 1/2" x 2" block. The wing is 16" x 3". The blades and rotor hub are laser cut. The model is on the Musciano Page of our web site: WWW.BLACKHAWKMODELS.COM
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Old Sep 28, 2009, 12:14 AM
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It will fly without the rotor but not like an autogiro.
Larry
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