Hamilton Metalplane "Maiden Milwaukee" VTOL of 1929

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Hi,

here is a strange all-metal VTOL monoplane,called Maiden Milwaukee,and
designed by Hamilton Metalplane Company in 1929,they called it a helicopter,
the firm was mentioned here;

http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,5020.msg101748.html#msg101748

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/new-all-metal-helicopter-has-eighteen-foot-wing-props/
 

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It would be interesting to model the effect of the added props on the airflow around the wings.
And since there appears to be only a single engine, it would likely power either those or the front one. Then, assuming that by some magic that thing would actually leave the ground vertically, the transition should be interesting.

Anyway. The folks at Hamilton Metalplane seem to have a fertile imagination: I have the same contraption as a floatplane, sans underwing props.
The plot thickens.

(Photo & Naming Source: Dan's hard disk, from somewhere in the net, as usual)
 

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Hi Dan,

it was the same aircraft but converted into a VTOL aircraft as we see.
 

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Hi,

the Hamilton H-19 and H-20 were not known,so here is a small Info about them.

http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k9767475f/f584.image
 

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Hi,

is there any more Info about its Projects ?.
 
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