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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2772 on: December 28, 2017, 04:39:59 PM »

Liteco Hydrogen Peroxide powered helicopter.

Quite the strange bird.......

Powered by Hydrogen Peroxide tip jets on the end of the rotor blades.

If my memory serves me right, they were embroiled in a lawsuit about rotor blades or something like that.

There is a great article about it on Wired.
https://www.wired.com/2010/08/one-man-rocket-powered-helicopter-emits-only-water/


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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2773 on: December 28, 2017, 06:19:49 PM »


Well I was also hoping for the name  the Dragonfly DF1 but you're correct.
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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2774 on: December 28, 2017, 07:11:24 PM »

I’m being a bit evil today so here you go:



Sorry for being a bit devious.


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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2775 on: December 29, 2017, 12:45:31 AM »



Quest solved?
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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2776 on: December 29, 2017, 03:05:10 AM »

No Mike, it's not a 'Statson' (Stetson you mean?) but a Fedora, also known as an F-35
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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2777 on: December 29, 2017, 03:30:03 AM »

No Mike, it's not a 'Statson' (Stetson you mean?) but a Fedora, also known as an F-35

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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2778 on: December 29, 2017, 04:41:26 AM »

Said to be Jess Dixon's flying automobile c. 1940.

https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/17346
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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2779 on: December 29, 2017, 06:18:24 AM »

That’s correct!

It was also known as the “Flying Ginny”.

Sniperton, you're up!



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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2780 on: December 29, 2017, 08:26:58 AM »

I’m being a bit evil today so here you go:



Sorry for being a bit devious.


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Nope quite alright.   I'm looking at the engine on the counter-rotating micro 'copter and it looks like an old Wisconsin V4 industrial engine?
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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2781 on: December 29, 2017, 08:40:54 AM »

No Mike, it's not a 'Statson' (Stetson you mean?) but a Fedora, also known as an F-35
Nice catch, yes indeed, that's the F-35 and indeed the "a" is a typo.
Quest solved.

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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2782 on: December 29, 2017, 09:22:15 AM »


Ah it's an old L-head Conti A40.  Only 40 h.p. and it was able to go 100 mph?  Is this possible?

 The AS315 Lama has a 450 shaft hp turbine and can only just make about 100-110 knots forward.
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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #2783 on: December 29, 2017, 05:08:31 PM »

To make it a bit more difficult, I show here the frontal view only:



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