Van Mensvoort
July 17th 2009

The Triceracopter is half Triceratops, half helicopter. If dinosaurs and technology evolved at the same time, this is what the helicopter might have look like? Built as a sculpture in 1977 by artist Patricia Renick, crafted of fiberglass and built on the frame of a Vietnam era U.S. Army OH6A/Cayuse helicopter.

The piece is now available for the discerning collector/dinopilot. Peculiar object of the week.

Via See also: Aquasaurus, Skeleton Car, Skeleton mouse, Animatus, Pacman’s skull. Thanks Jurrian.

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Meg Mounteer
Posted 20/01/2012 – 23:15

Patricia Renick was my instructor at DAAP in 1999...she was an amazing woman, and I love her work!

Koert van Mensvoort
Posted 19/07/2009 – 12:13

Dinosaurs are extinct, the Vietnam war was lost. No, I don't think this thing flies.

Posted 19/07/2009 – 05:31

Is this thing flyable?

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