A Chopper Is Born

A Chopper Is Born

2002,
Following along with Mark Evans as he builds a helicopter from a kit and develops his flying skills.
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Episode Guide

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Mark takes the completed helicopter on its first flight.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Painting the bodywork and installing the upholstery; completing a whole circuit, from takeoff to set down.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    A Chopper Is Born

    The helicopter controls are linked to the rotor blades and the mechanical half of the airplane; engine failure.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Fitting the main rotor blades to the helicopter; lesson in taxiing.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Work begins on the body panel and back seats; flying lesson in landing and set downs.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Learning how to climb and descend; Mark installs the navigation system into his kit helicopter.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Mark Evans turns his attention to the avionics and the instrument panel.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Mark fits the muffler and installs the fuel system, pressure regulator and all the hoses into his home kit helicopter.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Takeoff techniques; CNC machine; Rotorway kit.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    A Chopper Is Born

    The helicopter is ready for the tail rotor drive; how to deal with engine failure.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Three key components are manufactured and fitted onto the chopper.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Mark begins the manufacture of the main rotor shaft.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Vertical and horizontal trim fins are installed onto the helicopter; Arizona's Rotorway International.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Mark assembles the basic airframe and mounts the stainless steel tail boom.

  • A Chopper Is Born - A Chopper Is Born (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    A Chopper Is Born

    Mark starts his project looking at kit helicopters around the world; air show in Oshkosh.

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