A Schleicher motor glider

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A Hercules W-2000 bike

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They’ve something in common.

A rotary thing, to be specific a 294 cc single rotor Wankel engine. Not exactly the same one it must be said, but the modern airborne one is derived from its terrestrial predecessor.

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Yes, the glider looks weird under power. When you actually want to glide the prop folds away out of sight.

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