This autogyro by the Englishman Kay was the first practical application of collective pitch control. It had a 75hp Pobjoy engine
|ian burnie, e-mail, 07.03.2011||reply|
I understand that the aircraft is now at east fortune.Davy Kay was quite a character at Scone being particulary adept with the fruit machine in the bar making it pay out jackpots.
|ian burnie, e-mail, 01.07.2010||reply|
Davy Kay was chief engineer at Scone airfield I think with Airwork.The aircrft was at one time stored at Grangemouth which was a gliding school.He flew the rotoplane to scone to work on it in 1952,but I never saw it there.It is now in Glasgow transport museum.
|Ron McArthur, e-mail, 12.10.2007||reply|
David Kay was a Scotsman not an Englishman !!
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