[Vwdiesel] VW powered Bensen Gyrocopters ??? --yes a lot.
h_hagar at prcn.org
Fri Mar 7 18:59:18 EST 2003
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Ok James Hansen I liked your tale of gyrating please share it with ever=
ybody here.Many dreamers were intrigued about this craft,and many more than=
we can count here ,are friends or kids of someone involved with Bensens.Th=
e right procedure is to tow it first ---then add the motor.Tricky little de=
vil ---for sure.---Wisdom ? from Hagar ---You can teach yourself to fly =
one --that was testflown. You can not testfly and teach yourself to fly at =
the same time.(without undue risk)
Mine was powered by .first a MUKKELOK 100 cubic inch 4 cyl two stroke 1=
05 HP. Then a Arial 4 square motorcycle engine and now 1600 cc VW ---ne=
xt a Rotax ---just you wait.Will feed a few tales here as we go-unless some=
one complains.One dreamer here turned drawing the wrong way ---he has the o=
nly Bensen with a Rotor turning ass backwards--that I know off.I think Mark=
Shepherd is going to suggest selling it to someone in Aussiland. And=
I also lifted a car rear end off the ground with it ---A VW Van full of ca=
mping gear. Hagar.
PS: use a front wheel drive for towing.
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