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Way out West

Way out West

After a month of planning, five Auto-gyro pilots set out on Saturday 1st of June for a three day adventure into South-western Queensland and Western New South Wales. George Harris, Dean McFarlane, and Mick Post flew their Cavalons, Rick Elliott was in his MTO Sport,...

4 Cavalon at Wallsend

Mick,Neil,Dean,and George recently flew 4 Cavalons to Wallsend,Newcastle,for an overnight stay. Dean and George departed early and flew across the range to Old Bar to meet up with the guys from Luskintyre in their tiger moths.Jeff,Warren ,and Rick also flew up from...

Neil Farr’s ferry flight to Rockhampton

Neil Farr's ferry flight of a MTO-Sport to Rockhampton. Read here his story: Departed Skyranch at 7.15 AM Saturday 13 Oct. Tracked over Goondiwindi and on to Taroom where a quick stop was made for a sandwich.Leg time 4 hours. Tracked north to Tartrus and arrived 2...

Cavalon trip to Byron Bay

Cavalon trip to Byron Bay

4 Pilots, 3 Cavalon 1 weekend. George, Mick, Neil and Will cross the great divide once again for a nice trip to Byron Bay via St. Grafton. Departing SkyRanch at Manilla at 07:15, and arrived at St. Grafton at 09:00. Max ground speed was 115 kt, just a light tailwind...

AutoGyro Europe sets new Guiness World Record

AutoGyro Europe sets new Guiness World Record

On August 14th 2010, during the AutoGyro Europe annual flyin, a new Guiness World Record was set for the number of autogyros flying in formation.   Twenty one (21) gyros comprising a mixture of MTO 3's, MTO Sport's and Calidus aircraft took to the sky over Hildesheim,...

Around Oz in 15 Days

Around Oz in 15 Days

Why would you plan a 13,500kms flight around Australia in an MT 03 gyroplane? Because you can of course! Seriously, The reason Otmar Birkner, the manufacturer of these amazing gyroplanes and I embarked on a flight of this magnitude was to demonstrate the reliability...