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Unidentified VTOL Designs

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The text of the book speaks of "Herrick", so I think it's Gerard P. Herrick.
Just have a look here http://www.aviastar.org/helicopters_eng/herrick.php.
The type of the "french designer" looks like the one shown in AirTrails, August 1950, although I have
no other information about the designers name.
 

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The way I understood it, they are all Herrick designs (as in Herrick Convertaplane), and the caption merely states that a French designer also studied a similar configuration.
 

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I think Dorand has designed a Triebflugel-type in which the two-bladed rotor converts to wing (and I hope back to rotor)

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