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Not to be confused with Benson (disambiguation).
Bensen Aircraft
Type Private company
Industry Aerospace
Fate Closed 1987
Founded 1952
Headquarters Raleigh-Durham International Airport, North Carolina, United States
Key people President: Dr. Igor Bensen
Products Gyroplane kits

The Bensen Aircraft Corporation was established by Dr. Igor Bensen at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina in 1952 to develop and market a variety of helicopters and autogyros of Bensen's own design.

The most successful product was the Bensen B-8 that first flew in 1955 and remained in production until the company closed down in 1987.

Products[edit]

A Bensen B-8M, 1988

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Gunston, Bill (1993). World Encyclopedia of Aircraft Manufacturers. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. pp. 44–45. 

External links[edit]


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Ultralight Aircraft Fly-in 1977 – Bensen Gyrocopter, Whing Ding (Static), Flybike

Watch in full HD (1920x1080) for best results. A gathering of ultralight aircraft enthusiasts held at Gordon (Victoria) by the Minimum Aircraft Association (...

In-flight video of my Dad's Bensen B8M gyrocopter over Schoolcraft, MI

About a 30 min. trip to Schoolcraft MI on 9-3-12. You are along for the ride on a 1988 Bensen B8M gyrocopter. It has a 23 ft. McCutchen rotor blade and a McC...

Flying my Bensen gyrocopter

I shot a few video clips with my digital camera in video mode.

Gyrocopter stunt - Flying at very low level in FULL-HD

Extremely low flying over the beach with the Gyrocopter MTOsport. Flying with a Stuntman. Sensational recording in FULL-HD from the cocpit ! Please take a vo...

Bensen Days Fly-in Gyroplane Gyrocopter Part 1

Bensen Days Fly-in Part 1.

Bensen Days Fly-in Gyroplane 2013 Wauchula Florida (part 3)

BENSEN DAYS FLY-IN, Wayne Chernicky's Xenon, Mike Bantam's Sport Copter, Greg Spicola's Dominator, Jonathan Weiss, Dave Seace, and many more.

Bensen gyro promo video part 1

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Bensen Gyrocopter, "Peachstaterotorcraft.org" 4-14-2012

4-14-2012, Jon Carleton flying Lewis Gully's Bensen Gyrocopter, Mac engine, Cedartown Georgia.

Bensen Days 2009 part 4 Footage Of A Rotor Wind Downdraft During A Gyroplane (gyrocopter) Landing

Rare video footage of a downdraft encountered during final and landing at Bensen Days 2009 Fortuanly, the aircraft was an autogyro (gyroplane / gyrocopter) i...

Gyro Flying at Bensen Days 2014

Gyro Flying at Bensen Days 2014 in Wauchula, FL.

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