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NEWS:  JOINT FORCES AT AUTO-GYRO AUSTRALIA

NEWS:  JOINT FORCES AT AUTO-GYRO AUSTRALIA

Since Willi Ewig from Manilla SkyRanch started to imported the first fully factory build gyroplane from Auto-Gyro GmbH in 2006, the German company grew to the world market leading gyro manufacturer. It was the start of the New Generation Gyros and today Auto-Gyro Australia is one of Australia’s strongest importer and distributer of quality European factory build Gyrocopters. It was the same time when the huge success story of the MTO3, MTO Sport, Calidus,...

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A new star in the sky

A new star in the sky

Congratulation Nat, what a great privilege its been training such a young and gifted airwoman like you. I am sure there is a bright pilot career ahead of you. (short time after her final training flight in the MTO, Nat wanted to check out our Cavalon and took it on a spin. That’s the spirit!!!)  

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MTOclassic

MTOclassic

Welcome to the MTOclassic “Listening is an art,” said Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. And we listen closely. With the support of our worldwide AutoGyro Family, and in alliance with the international market, we constantly develop ourselves and our products, create innovative solutions and set new benchmarks. Our aircraft are available for a wide variety of missions in both commercial and recreational roles, because we pay attention to global trends and individual needs. And we have listened to...

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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, and Neil Farr took a Calidus. Took off late morning from the Skyranch for the first leg to Moree. Topped the gyro’s up with fuel and then set off into Queensland and our first overnight stop, Dirranbandi. Booked ourselves into a...

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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 Newcastle to Old Bar in 2 MTO Sports and a Calidus.After lunch,the boys fueled up and headed back to Wallsend. Due to commitments at The Sky Ranch,Mick and Neil did not depart untill 3PM for the almost 2 hour flight over the Hunter...

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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 hours and 20 mins later. Spent the afternoon moving machinery on Tom and Jenny's magnificent property before Tom and I went for an evening flight . The house is situated on an escarpment overlooking the property and was a great place...

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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 kicked in half way across the great divide. After some breakfast for the Pilots, and fuel for the Gyro's we lined up at the runway for Tyagarah, just north of Byron Bay. It took us less than 1 hour, flying coastal, through the...

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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, home of the AutoGyro factory and formed up as part of the record attempt which has now been formally recognised as a world record by the Guiness Book of Records. Pictured here are the aircraft that participated in the record...

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