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  1. TyroGyro

    Congratulations to 2 new UK gyro pilots !!

    Two new pilots passed their tests in the UK this week. Allan Crowe and Paul Lewis WELL DONE, LADS !!🍾🍾🍰🍰👍👍😃😃
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    Fatal - ELA Aviacion ELA-07 EC-EZ1, Camarenilla, Toledo, Spain 08 AUG 2018 After the takeoff, when it was approximately 1.6 km away from the aerodrome in prolongation of the runway axis, it fell on the ground and caught fire.The pilot died in the crash. The investigation was unable to determine the cause of the accident...
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    Fatal - ELA Aviacion ELA-07 Scorpion EC-GN9, Cordoba, Iznájar reservoir, Spain 19 FEB 2019 Would-be instructor, 400 hours, flew under an arch of a reservoir bridge at about 3m above the water. Struck low-hanging cables as he emerged... Final Report:
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    Fatal - Trendak Tercel A11-DUN, Odorheiul Secuiesc, Romania 26 SEP 2015 Final Report:[official English translation] 4.1 Findings  The Romanian Airclub had no information regarding the flying activity with aircraft certified by...
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    What is it about Gyros, and is there anything we can do about it?

    Following on from safety discussions, and the seemingly intractable problem of continued, senseless, fatal accidents. Why does this happen? What is it about the gyro that seemingly attracts the lawless and the reckless, disproportionately compared to other aircraft? Do they think it is merely...
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    Fatal - ELA Aviacion ELA-07 [unregistered], near Los Molinos, Argentina 04 AUG 2015

    type and details only recently came to light "Carlos Sueldo, spokesman for the Air...
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    Fatal - Tango Gyro Tango2 [unregistered], near Soyvolovskaya, Vologda region, Russia 21 AUG 2019 An autogyro crashed in the Suda river, near Soyvolovskaya, Vologda region, after it clipped some powerlines. The pilot died in the crash. The machine was "unregistered". 10 days later there was, bizarrely, an almost identical fatal wire-strike...
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    Fatal - Tango Gyro Tango2 RA-0674A, Klyazma River, outside of Moscow, Russia 31 AUG 2019 The gyroplane clipped powerlines and impacted the waters of the Klyazma River, outside of Moscow. The aircraft was destroyed and the two occupants onboard, a father and a son, were fatally injured. This was the second Russian Tango2 river...
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    Fatal - Tango Gyro Tango2 N875FV, Cedartown, Georgia, USA 04 NOV 2019 The pilot was performing a test flight to mitigate a vibration in the gyroplane. When the pilot did not return within the expected timeframe a friend alerted authorities and...
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    Fatal - Trendak Tercel ZEN1 OM-M393, Nasielsk, Chrcynno, Poland 19 NOV 2019 Instructional flight. 2 deceased Final Report: "Rotor separated in flight, 1) Operation of the main rotor blades having long unknown operation time; 2) Incorrect maintenance of the...
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    Fatal - Trixy G 4-2R Princess OE-XKC, Eggendorf, Wiener Neustadt, Austria 20 JUL 2020 Reportedly a student gyro pilot in the circuit, although an experienced pilot in other types of aircraft. Suggestion the canopy may have departed in flight...
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    Fatal - BRAKO Gyro, Argao, Cebu, Philippines 05 NOV 2020 From the accident fuselage pics, it's definitely a Brako, and I've asked ASN to update accordingly. Gyro CFI, reportedly clipped a fence on takeoff and crashed in coconut trees...
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    Fatal - DTA J-RO F-JVQL, Guillestre, near Mont-Dauphin - St-Crépin Airfield, Hautes, France 08 MAR 2022 Airfield elevation 3000 ft. Pilot "ejected" on impact. Sincere condolences to all affected by this tragic incident.
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    Fatal - AirCopter DJP 2000 31-LI, Sos, Lot-et-Garonne, France 05 JUL 2020

    I don't normally look at gyros outside of the "Big-Three" Eurotubs, but this one is strikingly similar to other recent fatals in France. What is going wrong in France? Eighteen months ago, July 2020 Final Report...
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    Fatal - Magni M24 Plus 49-ABZ, Saumur-Saint-Florent airfield, Maine-et-Loire, France 31 AUG 2020 Eighteen months ago, August 2020. Final Report: 915 power, new gyro pilot, 30 hours total, about 12 hours on accident type. Sincere condolences to all affected by this accident.
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    Fatal - Magni M16 21-AGP, Messigny-et-Vantoux, Côte d'Or, France 02 MAR 2022

    02 March 2022 60 year-old experienced pilot crashed in forest. Sincere condolences to all affected. Another fatal M16...
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    Costa Rica, Golfito: MTOSport? take-off accident 03 DEC 2021 Better Quality Video here Thankfully, no fatalities. Winds allegedly gusting to 70 km/h.
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    Fatal - Magni M16 12-CO, Arceau, Côte-d'Or, France 14 AUG 2021 Sketchy details of what happened, at the moment. Crashed and burned. Reportedly a training flight, with both occupants in their 60s/70. One...
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    Accident - Rotorsport MTOSport G-PALT, Beccles airfield, Suffolk, UK 10 AUG 2021
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    Fatal - AutoGyro MTOSport D-MTMZ, near Hildesheim airfield, Germany 21 JUL 2021,absturz550.html "When a so-called gyrocopter crashed on Wednesday in Hildesheim, two men died. The accident apparently occurred...