Original Gyronaut Plans
Original Gyronaut Plans

This is the original Alex Tremulis sketch used to create the profiles for the recreation of the Gyronaut X-1 canopy

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Delivery Day
Delivery Day

The Gyronaut X-1 arrives at Rob Ida Concepts

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Delivery Day
Delivery Day

Bob Ida & Ryan inspect the Gyronaut

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Side view
Side view

Sean Tucker helps Rob Ida create a full size side profile of the Gyronaut canopy to exactly recreate the original

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Foam buck creation
Foam buck creation

Sean Tucker working on the foam buck

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Foam buck creation
Foam buck creation

Rob Ida creates the center spine

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Laying the fiberglass
Laying the fiberglass

Sean Tucker starts adding release tape to the buck in preparation for fiberglass

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Release tape complete
Release tape complete
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Rob Ida lays fiberglass
Rob Ida lays fiberglass

Rob laying some fiberglass for the canopy

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Fiberglass complete
Fiberglass complete
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All hands on deck!
All hands on deck!

The team at Rob Ida Concepts completing the bodywork

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In the paint booth
In the paint booth

Paint is on - the Gyronaut is wearing its true colors

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Ida Gyronaut Team
Ida Gyronaut Team

The Gyronaut X-1 team - John, Rob, Artie, Bob, & Ryan

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Delivery at Bob Leppan's
Delivery at Bob Leppan's

Rob Ida puts on the final touches

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Bonneville bound
Bonneville bound

The concept drawing for the Tucker & Gyronaut together

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