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OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas

Department of Demented Designs

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Where the lights are never turned off ~ because the light never really came on.

Overview:

A collection of ideas and rotorcraft configurations that have not been thought through and most of them are probably dumb - but what the heck, they may be thought provoking.

Yellow designates electric drive.

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 Ideas:

Name

Item

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Elevated Tip Weight: To reduce the coning angle and vibration.

0739

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Constant Speed Rotor (this is a view of the general concept)

0786

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - De-cone the Pre-cone

1056

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Automatic Engine Cooling Fan

0787

Active Variable Undersling

 

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - StarFire ~ A 5-blade rotor with tip jets

0864

DESIGN: SynchroLite ~ Control - Flight - Hydraulic - Schematic

0408

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Safety Reserve Fuel

0794

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Coaxial Transmission w/ Yaw Control

0954

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Two engines for Gyrocopter

0873

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Engine for Coaxial Rotors

1311

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Engine for Intermeshing Rotors

1903

DESIGN: UniCopter - Power Train - Alternative Idea - Ball Worm & Wheel Reducer

1509

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Corollas Prerotor for Gyrocopter

1402

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Traversing Blades

1477

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Coaxial - Teetering-Rigid Rotors

1708

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Interphased Electric Motors for Rotors

1460

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Timing Belt Drive

1919

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Hybrid Drive & Redundancy

2179

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Helicopter Configurations:

Also see; OTHER: - Helicopter - Inside

Name *

Item

Intermeshing:

 

Electric UniCopter

Electric UniCopter

Interleaving:

 

Electric Very Light Interleaving

Electric Interleaving

Side-by-Side:

 

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Adaptive Stagger Rotors (ASR)

1464

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Stopped Rotor

1540

Ducted Air:

 

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Root Jet Rotor

0002

Coaxial:

 

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Ultralight Compound Coaxial Helicopter

1728

Miscellaneous:

 

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - VTOL Wing

VTOL Wing

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Cyclogyro

1752

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - ELECTROTOR w/ Spherical Motor

1942

*Many of the components that are being designed and incorporated into the SynchroLite (such as blades, rotor hub, swashplate and power train parts, etc.) could be used later to build other styles of light twin-rotor helicopters; by self or by others. For example the Dragonfly.

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Fixed Wing VTOL Configurations:

Name *

Item

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas TiltWing-VL (verylight) - Overview

2181

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - TiltWing - VL (scale) - Overview

2136

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - TiltWing - Ultralight - Overview

2206

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Airplane with VTOL

1492

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Flying Carpet (Roots blowers)

1427

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - VTOL Electrical Flying Carpet

1481

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - VTOL Electrical Flying Carpet #2

2035

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - VTOL w/ Wings and Cables

1519

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - VTOL w/ Super Ultrahigh-bypass Turbofan Engine

1502

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - XSTOL & Airpad

1366

OTHER: Miscellaneous - Thoughtless Ideas - Blended Wing Body & Bladder

1606

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Related Pages - This Site:

 

Electric Rotorcraft

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