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 life and times of the homebuilt rotorcraft comes of age, courtesy of Brock Manufacturing. According to the FAA, the most numerous type of homebuilt
PAGE SHAMBURGER tells it as it was at Raleigh-Durham during the PRA’s annual fly-in/trailer-in show. Quite an (un)convention! ARTICLE DATE: January 1969 THE POPULAR ROTORCRAFT
We learn to fly the Bensen Gyrocopter — tremendously popular, stable and smooth with positive control feel, and certainly one of the seven wonders of
An introductory look at these uncommon machines ARTICLE DATE: December 2004 COURTESY: EAA Sport Pilot Magazine As an ultralight pilot I fly an uncommon machine,
A strong showing at this year’s El Mirage PRA Fly-In heralds a real resurgence in the popularity of the gyroplane El Mirage Dry Lake is
Developing a successful roadable gyrocopter flying machine has been a goal of a great many top-notch designers throughout the years. For airplanes, the main obstacle
“If gyros are supposed to be the safest aircraft in the world, why are there so many gyro crashes?” my non-flying buddy asked. It’s usually