Gyrocopter

Learning To Fly A Gyroplane

Dual gyro instruction in an RAF 2000 turns out to be an eye-opener ARTICLE DATE: March 1997 PHOTO ABOVE COURTESY: Daniel Popinga My wife and…


Fixed Wing Gyrocopter? Try A Trike!

ARTICLE DATE: March 1997 First question: What’s a trike? In aviation, trikes are two-axis weight-shift flying machines capable of speed ranges as low as 22-50…



Gary And The Gyrocopter

December 1978: This pilot graduated from hang gliders to his own gyrocopter. ….Several years ago I was all ex­cited about building my first flying machine….



The First Rotax 912 Engine

The Rotax 912 was designed especially for homebuilts. Is it just the tip of the iceberg? OCTOBER 1991: A sure sign that the homebuilt aircraft…