Kevoh’s Heliocopter and Whirligig

Thanks to the Flickr steampunk contest, there’s been a bumper crop of steampunk lately. Awesome. Kevin Blocksidge adds two more with his Heliocopter and Whirlygig.

Kevin’s heliocopter has gone through several iterations, and I have to say that this, the simplest version, definitely works for me (love the minifig):

The whirlygig is apparently based on a real-life experimental vehicle: