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http://www.homepages.ed.ac.uk/shs/Climatechange/Flettner%20ship/Seifert%20Flettner%20apps.pdf
 

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One suggestion: since cyclogyros are largely a theoretical technology that never resulted in any production item, indeed hardly a functional prototype even, could this topic be moved to the "Early aircraft projects" section? Thanks.
 

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Seems a bit contradictory to me. We have concepts dating pre-war, but post-war as well, so the
"Early Projects Section"wouldn't be quite correct either, I think. And besides a few unsuccessful
prototypes , we are mostly just talking about concepts and ideas, as for example in the thread
about ornithopters.
 

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Jemiba said:
Seems a bit contradictory to me. We have concepts dating pre-war, but post-war as well, so the
"Early Projects Section"wouldn't be quite correct either, I think. And besides a few unsuccessful
prototypes , we are mostly just talking about concepts and ideas, as for example in the thread
about ornithopters.
If I'm not mistaken, "Aerospace" is for operational aircraft, for aircraft produced in some numbers, or for information/news about the aviation industry.

This clearly does not apply to cyclogyros. And you said it yourself, "we are mostly just talking about concepts and ideas" here, so it's projects all the way!!

I haven't seen too many postwar cyclogyro projects; but even if there are, what does it matter? It's easy to have two separate "Prewar cyclogyro projects" and "Postwar cyclogyro projects" topics (with links from one to the other) just like we did with rotorcraft, VTOL types and so forth.

Just the two cents of an ex-mod with an obsession for info in its proper place...
 

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Hi,

here is a cyclogyro VTOL aircraft projected by Prof. Stroescu.

http://kulturserver-nds.de/home/hubtest/medien/Typenkartei3953xGUN7x9T3Z7.pdf
 

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Page 359;

https://books.google.com.eg/books?id=BvhodE-MkyEC&printsec=frontcover&hl=ar&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false
 

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Hi,

https://books.google.com.eg/books?id=dauEiBtVF0AC&pg=PA301&dq=MAKHONINE+AIRPLANE&hl=ar&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjZ8JnIqIHLAhVDWhoKHa69BxsQ6AEIIjAB#v=onepage&q=MAKHONINE%20AIRPLANE&f=false
 

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Page 295;

https://books.google.com.eg/books?id=ThbkWrPiQyoC&printsec=frontcover&hl=ar&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false
 

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Page 19;

https://books.google.com.eg/books?id=IPjZvAltA4UC&printsec=frontcover&hl=ar&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false
 

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Hi,

here is a paddle wheel airplane of 1920,invented by Mr. C. E. Brooks.

http://www.aerofiles.com/_bo.html
 

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hesham said:
http://books.google.com.eg/books?id=EeIDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA408&dq=rotating-wing&hl=ar&ei=HGgjTOf3NpOOOIaK0LQF&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=34&ved=0CNEBEOgBMCE#v=onepage&q&f=true
This concept was from the designer Vincent Wisniewski.
 

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Mr. L. Rüb cyclogyro,page 25;

http://kulturserver-nds.de/home/hubtest/medien/Typenkartei3953xGUN7x9T3Z7.pdf
 

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Hi,

I can't ID this Model.

http://www.avia-it.com/act/biblioteca/periodici/PDF%20Riviste/Ala%20d'Italia/L'ALA%20D'ITALIA%201929%2008.pdf
 

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W.Scotter model airplane showing the Rotor principle .

https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1929/1929-1%20-%200733.html?search=rotor
 

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richard said:
W.Scotter model airplane showing the Rotor principle .

https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1929/1929-1%20-%200733.html?search=rotor
Excellent my dear Richard,many thanks.
 

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A cyclogyro.

http://www.avia-it.com/act/biblioteca/periodici/PDF%20Riviste/Ala%20d'Italia/L'ALA%20D'ITALIA%201932%2003.pdf
 

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hesham said:
This concept was from the designer Vincent Wisniewski.
The same designer Vincent Wisniewski,but with an odd concept,I can't understand it ?.

Vincent Wisniewski
 

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Hi,

I displayed this designer's work before in replies # 42 & 80,his name is Gerhard Wilke;

http://histaviation.com/wilke.html
 

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The Chappedelaine design;

http://www.avia-it.com/act/biblioteca/periodici/PDF%20Riviste/Ala%20d'Italia/L'ALA%20D'ITALIA%201934%2008.pdf
 

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Hi,

http://www.avia-it.com/act/biblioteca/periodici/PDF%20Riviste/Ala%20d'Italia/L'ALA%20D'ITALIA%201934%2009.pdf
 

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Another version of the cyclogyro concept by Adolf Rohrbach. The article is from the "Illustrated London News", January 20, 1934.
 

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The whole article is nice,thank you Dave.
 

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CORP - Cycloidal Rotor Optimized for Propulsion
http://www.crop.ubi.pt/

After two years of fruitful research and cooperation, the CROP project has come to an end. We are proud to present you the main achievements of the project, which brought the CROP concept to a higher level of a technology readiness. A future of green, efficient and compact propulsion in innovative vehicles seems now closer.
http://www.crop.ubi.pt/nl/02/newsletter.html

::)
 

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By the way,

this cyclogyro airplane concept was designed by Rahn Aircraft Corporation of
Brooklyn New York USA in 1935.

https://books.google.com.eg/books?id=nfugDpbb3kgC&pg=PA152&dq=flying+magazine+september+1935&hl=ar&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjl7JWVn6bSAhXC0hoKHYBrBToQ6AEIJDAC#v=onepage&q=flying%20magazine%20september%201935&f=false

http://www.aerofiles.com/_ra.html
 

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In Russia,

and from 1914 to 1916,three designers created a Cyclogyro Projects,Mr. Alexander Nikolaevich Lodygin,
Mr. A.G. Mikhailov and Mr. A.K. Medvedev.
 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDhlehsYiGc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTUCCkTcIW0
 

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Hi

Mr. Josef Sabath designed a cylogyro in 1932;

1932 = Two paddle-wheels of helices and a motorcycle engine reportedly got this contraption going almost 150mph.
No other data found, but that alone is impressive, especially if it was in the air.

http://www.aerofiles.com/_sa.html
 

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Hi,

from Mr. Dave Cook,here is Cyclodyne or a Cyclogyro Projects.

http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/857462.pdf
 

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Hi,

after re-open of the Modern Mechanix magazine's site,I still can't find this Fighter
Cyclogyro airplane Project's page ?,I kept it from long time ago.
 

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