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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Dec 2017 10:12 p.m. PST

"The Piasecki VZ-8 Airgeep (company designation PA-59) was a prototype vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft developed by Piasecki Aircraft. The Airgeep was developed to fulfill a US Army Transportation Research Command contract for a flying jeep in 1957. The flying jeep was envisioned to be smaller and easier to fly than a helicopter…."


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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian20 Dec 2017 10:44 p.m. PST

half a quadcopter

athun2521 Dec 2017 7:03 a.m. PST

I will have to track one of these kits down. My Dad worked at Piasecki as an engineer and this was one of the projects he worked on.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Dec 2017 11:00 a.m. PST

Best of luck with that my friend!. (smile)

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Personal logo capncarp Supporting Member of TMP31 Dec 2017 4:50 p.m. PST

just don't get catapulted out of your seat, or….Salad Shooter time for Mr. Pilot.

Lion in the Stars31 Dec 2017 5:09 p.m. PST

Does anyone make one in 15mm? I think those would be fun to add to a 1950s or 60s Army!

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