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Can you help me name these tractor gyros? Any information you can provide on these or any other tractor gyros would be greatly appreciated. Recent information provided by Ron Herron. Info on Russian aircraft by Bob Gregory. Look for more complete information on tractor gyroplanes at www.slideshare.net/3jerry11/tractorgyroplanes.

 

   

Russian models. Barsik. One on right is a early prototype. Fly well. See much more at http://photo.qip.ru/users/pakuro/3891799/?page=1.

 

 Airborne 200 by Michael Guard. Modified Little Wing. Flies well.



Murray Barker. Ground effect only.   

                                                                                                                       

 

Ikenga 2000 by Gittens. Flew well

 

 
Ikenga's. Cygnus models 21 and 21T.

 

Blade Runner. New Zealand Composite by Duncan o'Devonport.

Motor tilts to enable hovering and takeoff. By Voorhis F. Wigal

 

 

                                                                                                                                  Jim Eich 2 place. Flown successfully

 

   

Fred Tractor

 

    

George Pate Design. Never flew.

 

                                                                                                                                                    

       GyroDeere. By Tim Blackwell. Never flown. The one on the right he called the Gyrovatar.

 

     

                                                                                                                Leader A1. Under construction in Russia

                                                                                                                                                                  

               

The JungleGym by Joe Terminella using Little Wing plans as guide.  It was successfully flown but was underpowered

 

Jt-2 by Joe Terminella

 

                   

                                                                                                                                        Kriek. From Wagtail Aviation. Possibly from S. Africa

 

Harry Albert. Mini-plane modified by Virgil Jones. Used a McCulloch J-2 rotor head with modified Dragon Wings blades. It never flew.

 

 

    

Littlewing by Ron Herron. Flies well. Sets the standard.

 

    

                                                                                                                                                    Ninja

 

   

The PitBull by John Vanvorhees. It has flown quite successfully

 

      

In Popular Mechanics. Chiropractors Gustafson/Stober from Portland, OR.

 

Springkaan. (S. African). First flew in 2003

 

   

The Raven Jeron Smith. Never flown

 

                                                                                                                                                                

 

Unknown

 

   

Tractor Chel (France)

 

                                                                                                                                                                             

Spanish-built Cierva C-30 3/4- scale replica flew successfully with some engine troubles.

 

    

                                                                                                                                                             Velocity                     

 

     

                                                     Eger (2Smartflier)                                          Farmer (Russia)                                                Adele (Russia). Agriculture gyro. In flight test stage

 

 

Hafner ArIII Mk2 Gyroplane (Brit., 1937)

 

Hafner


Oskbes Mai-208, 2 seater crop duster and trainer by A. Zorin designer



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Weir W-2
 

 

Weir W-3 (1936), Jump start


Autogyro Company of America. Ac-35 designed by Harold Pitcairn as a 'roadable craft'.


Kay 33/1

Westland-LePere or Weymann-LePere?

 

   
Flettner Fi 184 (Is it or is it not a tractor autogyro?)

 

Doyle

   
JT-9


Stauffer, rotor also a wing


Vuitton (late 1800's). Never flew

 

Phenix from Spain


Weymann CTW 201.

 



Teddi Bear. Designer Eugen Sutormin (Moscow). 80 hp Rotax


Focke-Wulf 61 (1936)


Carla-VLG (very light gyro)


Bulldog Boss from Autowerks?


Unknown


CJ-50E


A15 (Russia)


Chauvier Gyroptere


Unknown French


Kayaba Heliplane


Nagler Vertigyro


French unknown


Rbrun


Se700


Odiebessier
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Update:  8/9/2012, 9/30/2012

 

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