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Old 2nd Dec 2018, 13:02
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chopjock
 
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Originally Posted by timprice View Post
I like this idea, main problem I can see is the tail rotor will have to keep spinning in flight otherwise there could be damage to the tail rotor blades or mechanism during start up and slow down.
Perhaps a ducted one would be superior????
Could be designed to windmill as a generator perhaps?

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