Haha, now we have it ! (y)
Flatten the attitude at about 10 feet, by pulling the stick back 1 inch [10 feet is about when the horizon out of the corner of your eye seems to be about shoulder-level]
Fly down to 1-2 feet above the ground.
Checking alignment and drift.
Let it float while it runs...
Yes, there was an unrelated fatal fixed-wing accident the same day.
Gyro registration OK-TWC14
I keep my eye on
The Czechs have a good general aviation safety record, and in gyros also. This may well be their first gyro accident of any significance.
The machine is owned by their top...
Interesting video. He employs a very similar methodology to my own analysis of gyro safety.
The article he refers to: https://www.aviationconsumer.com/maintenance/lsa-accident-review-nothing-to-celebrate/
I think the evidence shows the Big-3 Eurotub gyros are safer than Light Sports...
As we all probably have time on our hands, it might be an opportunity to continue with some formal analysis on the previous accidents thread.
I've added, chronologically, another
Date: 14 January 2008 at 1300 hours
Machine: ELA 07S R100
Location: Rojunai, Panevezys - Lithuania
Official Report: see attached (autotranslated)
And for balance, and completeness...
Suggestive of a medical-event. [previous heart-attack, and below-par in the days prior to the accident]