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Rotorway Scorpion Too Collection

Creator:
Rotorway Aircraft, Inc (Rotorway International)  Search this
Names:
Rotorway Aircraft, Inc (Rotorway International)  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Biographies
Catalogs
Notes
Manuals
Drawings
Audiotapes
Date:
[ca. 1970s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the documentation Rotorway Scorpion Too helicopter kit purchased by Dr. Harold C. Theurer in the early 1970s and built by him as N18849. The material consists of blueprints, weight and balance requirements, Federal Aviation Administration forms, rotor adjustment procedures, Theurer's handwritten notes, a price list, parts catalogs, service manuals, assembly instructions, "Owner's Indoctrination Course" cassette tape and slide training materials, and other technical information. The collection also includes a brief biographical sketch of Theurer, written by a local newspaper.
Biographical / Historical:
Rotorway. Inc. was formed in 1968 to market the Scorpion, a single-seat home built helicopter. In the early-1970s Rotorway offered an unguarded version , the Scorpion Too, which featured side-by-side seating for two. The company offered the vehicle in kit form, including parts, power plant, drawings, and technical documentation. The Scorpion Too was later redesigned Scorpion 133 and offered in both turbocharged and standard versions.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Harold C. Theurer, Gift, 1988, 1988-0033, Rotorway, Inc
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Rotorway RW 133 Scorpion Helicopter  Search this
Helicopters, Home-built  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Helicopters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Biographies
Catalogs
Notes
Manuals
Drawings
Audiotapes
Identifier:
NASM.1988.0033
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1988-0033

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