The parts look good at a distance but close up its a different story. The kit is of the Rotodyne... The parts look good at a distance, but close up its a different story. The kit is of the Rotodyne... References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne After the spraying with gloss white. A final coat of Klear was then applied. With one coat Klear... After the spraying with gloss white. A final coat of Klear was then applied. With one coat, Klear... Rotor before painting. On the port wing the inside vertical probe (I'm not sure what it is) had... Rotor before painting. On the port wing, the inside vertical probe (I'm not sure what it is) had... The control-cabin of the Rotodyne. As with other helicopters the first pilot flew from the... The control-cabin of the Rotodyne. As with other helicopters, the first pilot flew from the... Cockpit and polished canopy. To attach the forward probe I drilled a hole at the front of the... Cockpit and polished canopy. To attach the forward probe, I drilled a hole at the front of the... The Rotodyne is a strange looking beast with both helicopter blades and propellers. However this... The Rotodyne is a strange looking beast, with both helicopter blades and propellers. However, this... References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne Canopy and other areas masked up before undercoat. The spinners and canopy areas were then masked up... Canopy and other areas masked up before undercoat. The spinners and canopy areas were then masked up... Before the decals were applied. The wheel doors were then glued on. This was followed by the small... Before the decals were applied. The wheel doors were then glued on. This was followed by the small... After the first coat of undercoat and sanding. After removing all the masking tape except that over... After the first coat of undercoat and sanding. After removing all the masking tape except that over... This picture of the Rotodyne on one of its first flights shows the massively strutted fixed... This picture of the Rotodyne, on one of its first flights, shows the massively strutted fixed... Doors prior and rotor spinner to painting. The cabin door can be positioned open or closed. I like... Doors prior and rotor spinner to painting. The cabin door can be positioned open or closed. I like... References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne Box. Box. The Rotodyne used jet thrust at the rotor blade tips to propel the rotor to a high speed for takeoff... The Rotodyne used jet thrust at the rotor blade tips to propel the rotor to a high speed for takeoff... Modified rotor head. To get the control sticks to fit in the interior I had to drill a hole between... Modified rotor head. To get the control sticks to fit in the interior, I had to drill a hole between... References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne References Airfix 1/72 Fairey Rotodyne Fairey Rotodyne Fairey Rotodyne A model of the proposed Rotodyne 'Z' the production version in BEA colours A model of the proposed Rotodyne 'Z', the production version, in BEA colours Click image to enlarge Covers the history of the Rotodyne which was a large British compound... Click image to enlarge Covers the history of the Rotodyne which was a large British compound... Other Arrivals Fairey Rotodyne - The Book Home Restoration Flying Visits 1 Flying Visits 2 Members... Other Arrivals Fairey Rotodyne - The Book Home Restoration Flying Visits 1 Flying Visits 2 Members... Der Rumpf - ohne Bug und Heck - war wirklich einfach. Aber dann ging es los: Den Bug habe ich aus... Der Rumpf - ohne Bug und Heck - war wirklich einfach. Aber dann ging es los: Den Bug habe ich aus... Prototype Fairey Rotodyne Prototype Fairey Rotodyne All that remains of the stunning Fairey Rotodyne (later Westland Rotodyne) seen outside at... All that remains of the stunning Fairey Rotodyne (later Westland Rotodyne), seen outside at... Und so begeistert mich der Rotodyne 50 Jahre später immer noch und ein Airfix Kit wurde hin und... Und so begeistert mich der Rotodyne 50 Jahre später immer noch und ein Airfix Kit wurde hin und...
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