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Bensen B-8MH Hover-Gyro

Demonstrated in public for the first time in 1976, this is described as a 'Hovering Gyro-Copter'. It is powered by a 70-110hp modified water-cooled outboard engine driving the lower of the two rotors; the upper rotor autorotates. One 14 hp modified air-cooled go-kart engine drives the pusher propeller mounted at rear.

M.Taylor "Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation", 1989

Adeniyi olatunde,, 12.04.2012

Pls i need more explanation on dis gyro bcos am taking it as a project topic pls the parts the principles of operation and the works of the parts pls send it to my email

polo,, 13.06.2011

Your description facinated me about the concept of this aircraft.

duggy,, 24.11.2009

it is not an helicopter ; the rear prop is not an anti-torque device ; it is a forward propulsion propellor ; primative , but plausible

duggy,, 19.08.2009

i have been fascinated with this compound gyro for a while ; why wasn't it popular ?

nilesh,, 04.07.2009

If you have any idea or concept about the gyrocopter.
Please sen me on his mail Id.
I really need you help about gyrocopter.

Dennis L King,, 03.05.2009

This aircraft was demonstrated by Dr. Bensen at Twin Lakes Airport Advance, North Carolina of that same year. I was there.
Dennis King

kiran,, 20.04.2009

will u send me model sketch of your project let me know something about your project please

Erness Wild,, 24.12.2008

It interesting that the registration number on this Bensen was later used on a site-seeing aircraft which was involved in a mid air collision.

norman,, 21.09.2008

this machine was a coaxal helicopter with both upper and lower roters driven through a diffentral gear.

Rick Lawrence,, 24.10.2007

Your description facinated me about the concept of this aircraft. Where can I learn more about the concept and how successful this prototype was?

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