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Old 14th Jul 2008, 07:14
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At last; a low cost, low maintenance helicopter.
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 09:03
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Is there a tandem rotor variant?
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 10:26
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Homocopter?
No way.
I guess that makes me homophobic.
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 10:36
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... and there I was thinking it would be adorned with sequins, hold Barbra Steisand's entire CD back catalogue for the pax and have a massive tail boom covered in piercings...
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 11:21
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All we need now is a 100hp homo!
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 11:44
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That saddle looks like it might give you vortex ring!
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 16:18
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Ooer, what no freewheel! What happens in the event of homofailure?

In these PC times shouldn't there be a female version?
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 16:32
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What happens in the event of homofailure?
One performs an auto-erotica to the ground.

There is a female version, but it's a bit more like a fixed wing thingy! The rest is too rude!

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Old 14th Jul 2008, 16:44
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Assuming this goes into production can I assume that a twin rating will be required as each leg is an engine.
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 17:00
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Will one be required to sport a large Pancho Villa moustache, bikers leathers and pout with indignation when confronted by the owner of a Hetero-Copter? (Or the low flying bumpy chested version, the Carpet-Copter)
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 17:02
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Hmmm, good point Lost Again.

I wonder if Bell's 'Homo Head' (so nicknamed by the Marines) has any application possabilites atop this.
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 18:37
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Was there actually a patent granted for this steaming pile? Amusment from the title aside, this is a piece of mental masturbation from someone who had obviously spent no time at all studying powered flight, not to mention human-powered flight...
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 18:51
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upgrade

Is that the rigid head version!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 15th Jul 2008, 06:22
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I see it has flapping hinges, but no lead/lag hinges. This could be a problem.
Maybe the inventor should consider the Robinson tri-hinge to eliminate this potential problem.
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Old 15th Jul 2008, 08:19
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Wouldn't like to fall off !!!
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Old 15th Jul 2008, 12:40
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Ah this is a classic case of the rotor being designed in inches, but made in millimeters. I pity the poor pilot struggling away wondering why he can only generate 15% of the power required to HIGE.
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Old 15th Jul 2008, 15:12
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Judging by the tenuous grasp of the English language, (not to mention the even more tenuous grasp of basic physics )displayed in the Patent details,one must assume that the optimist is a foreign national,and given that it's filed in America, together with the name, I believe our transatlantic cousins would appropriately define the patentee as a "whack-job"
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Old 15th Jul 2008, 16:07
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I don't think we want to consider the "turbojet" or "ram jet" versions!
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Old 15th Jul 2008, 17:09
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One performs an auto-erotica to the ground
while felching to equality
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Old 15th Jul 2008, 17:21
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I don't think we want to consider the "turbojet" or "ram jet" versions
That reminds me Sassy, you promised me a curry!!

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