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Old 13th Feb 2011, 21:03
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Good afternoon evansb,

Very amusing; all I can say is that they'll have to budget for a bigger donk as the current one is less than 100kW !!
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Old 13th Feb 2011, 21:14
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Is it a Kinnel Knight............

....looks like less than thirty posts to go.......

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Old 13th Feb 2011, 22:09
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Not a Kinnel Knight obviously; but 'tiz a "where the 'kinnel are they all night" on SC

Dream of those Lightning piccies mate; the book's pretty good too!!

28 and counting......
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Old 13th Feb 2011, 23:40
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I'll just bring the current Challenge forward so there's no confusion with Brian's tongue-in-cheek suggestion above



To sum up and add a little clue; It is very much a current project, an autogyro, designed in one country, for the conversion of an existing kit produced in another country, one of these two being America! Its powerplant, not yet revealed, but implied, is in the range 80 to 100kW
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 09:21
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Morning TC.

You're famous mate - the sketch is all over the web!
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 09:26
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Morning Mate

You're famous mate -the sketch is all over the web!
Is it, the original or my buggered about version?? Owzatt come about then?

So do you know what it is then?
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 09:38
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Yours. If it were the original I would know what it is!

The power of Goggle.....

Type autogyro conversion project and see!
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 09:50
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So it does! I've often seen it pick up text entries from SC and very quicky too, but never seen images from here before.
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 09:51
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Morning gents. Pretty cold up here. -29 last night. I cannot make heads or tails of your current travel agency - funny-fan discussion, so I'll go prepare elk stew for the evening, starting from a considerable junk of elk....

See you guys later.

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Old 14th Feb 2011, 11:16
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I miss you Ken.

Please come back.

No idea Stig. I've tried going about this the other way. Try and find the existing kit and then move onto the project. I've looked at American (assuming that it's the "existing kit") autogyros with a similar shaped tail hoping it will lead to the project. The best I can come up with is the Star Bee Gyro - but I can't find any connection to your artists Apache looking canopy.

Cheers.
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 11:50
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Good evening Graeme,

I second your plea to Ken, we all miss him!

Regarding the current challenge.

If you go back and look at my last rotorcraft challenge at the end of January, you will soon find where I got this challenge mate (there's a vague Steve Irwin connection that you may remember)!

The "other" country is a big Islamic State, but not the biggest!

Edited to say, got to attend a meeting now, back in fifty minutes!

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Old 14th Feb 2011, 12:12
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Mate I did find the bottom image from a "Stingray" site but the bloke who drew it says it was pure fantasy? No?

See here...

Stingray's Art - Stingray's Rotorcraft Forum
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 12:15
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Gotta go now, but it's in the full list on the main site (not the forum) as a Project, have a look and gimme the name!
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 12:25
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Rehan Janjua - Stingray AP-ZAZ / "Rehan 2011" / "Mini-Cobra". However Graeme should get the credit.


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Old 14th Feb 2011, 12:32
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Easy when you read the markings on the flipped image.

Nice one Mel - I wasn't far behind you.

Agreed it should go to Graeme.

Has anyone heard from Ken?
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 12:41
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Agreed it should go to Graeme.
Nope, I'm off to bed.

Had another look at that forum. He seems to be responding to a member called "Rehan" so I thought it was just his imaginary autogyro...?

Rehan, is this how you want your autogyro to look?
Has anyone heard from Ken?
Nope.
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 12:42
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Then I'll drop him an e-mail.

6000 coming up Graeme.
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 12:50
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6000 coming up
Subtract 75% of those posts as nothing more than mindless banter.
So, lets say 1,500 is a more realistic number....
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 12:54
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When the Stig gets back...tell him that his challenge was a 6 outta 10. "Can do better". "Easily distracted and disruptive in class".

You write report cards David?
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Old 14th Feb 2011, 12:56
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Subtract 75% of those posts as nothing more than mindless banter.
That means your count is about 500 then......

I'm off as well now - see you tomorrow I hope.
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