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Plastic eggs and wooden tongue depressors are used to make a toy helicopter and airplane.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 45, 118

Astro-Treker. A toy which places the operator in the pilot's seat of a simulated hovercraft. The craft features three propellers powered by electric motors to move it horizontally and vertically. It is attached to 3-ft. arm and rotates around a central gimbal.
ELECTRONICS NOW Dec 1997 (v.68#12) pg. 35

Wooden toy helicopter measures 16" long.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #254 Dec 1984 (v.34#10) pg. 72

A tethered helicopter on a 20-ft. boom. The rotor is driven by a small electric motor and then the copter flies up, forward and backward.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1966 (v.188#6) pg. 148

Whirlybird (helicopter) on a string pull toy is made from wood. As a child pulls the toy forward, a drive wheel spins the main rotor.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #1 Jan 1988 (v.1#1) pg. 4

Toy wooden helicopter.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1982 (v.6#3) pg. 28

A trio of small, stylized wooden toys. (1) Dump truck. (2) Tug boat. (3) Helicopter.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 48

Toy helicopter features a clear plastic disc for a propeller. This makes it look like the propeller is going around.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1979 (v.35#6) pg. 66

Toy helicopter is large enough for two small children to sit inside the cockpit. Unit readily disassembles for storage. Est. cost: $50.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1982 (v.38#6) pg. 10