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Date: Oct 2, 2011
British Homebuilt Autogyros

Various British Homebuilt Autogyros.

All sourced from British Civil Aircraft 1919-72, A.J.Jackson. Putnams 1987. Except for the WHE Airbuggy, reference unknown.


Rotorcraft of undisclosed design registered 10.64 to Messrs. N.Dunmow and B.Coleman of Leytonstone, London, as G-ASXK, C/n 01.

Bird Gyrocopter

Single seat autogro registered 3.7.69 to Gerald Bird at Keighley, Yorks; as G-AXIY, C/n GB.001.

Griffiths G.H.4 Gyroplane.

Single seat gyroplane, C/n G.1, registered 20.7.65 as G-ATGZ to Mr Griffiths who was building it at Normanton, Derby, from a kit supplied by Enugh of Kansas U.S.A.

Houston Gyroplane

Projected single seat gyroplane designed by P.J.Houston as an advance on similar contemporary types. It was to have been constructed at South Nutfield, Surrey and the registration G-ARSZ was allocated to the designer in September 1961, but the scheme was eventually shelved.

Penn-Smith Gyroplane

See first image.

WHE Airbuggy

A development of the McCandless Mk IV gyroplane. First flown in February 1973. See second image.



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Date: Oct 2, 2011

Thanks Ross!

So far I now have:

Brony rotorhead
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