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(SOLVED) Is A Gyrocopter Safe?

Your wing is the rotor in a gyroplane. Because it is an autorotating wing it creates lift and control. A gyroplane’s rotation can be controlled independently of speed and angle of attack. If you fly the aircraft slower than its minimum level flying speed (10-25 knots for most sport gyros), the aircraft will simply descend without any abrupt break and with no loss of rotor control power 😎As you must stall an aircraft to cause a spin, it follows that gyros wont spin 🔥 Since stall/spin accidents account for most of the fatalities in fixed-wing aviation, it would seem to follow that gyros must be safer than conventional fixed-wing aircraft 🤓 Here are some important differences that I mentioned earlier. [1]
That’s usually not a problem, most pilots are too. Our students and passengers are our top priority. All our planes have an intercom system that allows us to communicate with each other via headsets during flight. If you don’t feel good, then we just go back and see how you go. In 99% of cases the scared-of-heights-feeling is only relevant when having solid ground under your feet (it is the scare to loose the solid ground and to fall). This is usually not effective when you move with the aircraft (“ground”). Ask yourself if you had the scared-of-heights-sensation when you flew the last time In an aeroplane. Felipe Tatum (Liuzhou, China), last updated this document 57 days back [2]
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This article is based on a brand new article by ferrarichat.comBecause pPO has contributed to many accidents and is the cause of many more, it deserves its own paragraph. When Gyro pilots become too slow and want to fly in the direction of the rotating wings’ power curve, they can find themselves in a PPO position. The gyro requires forward speed in order to generate lift, just like a fixed-wing aircraft. The gyro becomes slower as the aircraft is in the air. As a result, the lift provided by the rotor begins to diminish and it starts to sink. This is the most common reaction. 2) Retract your stick. When you perform these two tasks in a Gyro, the thrust of the power output falls well below aerodynamic vertical centre gravity. The thrust line is located well above the rotor hub. As you can see visually, then the craft acts as a pendulum, with force being applied below the pivot (rotor head). The following was edited by Theresa J. Lilongwe (Malawi) on January 27, 2020 [3]
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Based on a brand new article by intotheblue.co.ukLook up at the sky, It’s a bird or a plane? It is a plane. No – and it’s not Superman either. They’re gyrocopters! If you love James Bond movies as much as we do, that memorable scene from “You Only Live Twice” might crossing your mind right now, with James Bond flying in his gyrocopter “Little Nellie” in the attempt to locate a SPECTRE base in Japan. These funny looking aircrafts have captured the hearts of many people since then, so we’ve decided to put together a handy guide that outlines all you need to know to fly these amazing machines! Kimberlyann McNeill modified this guide on May 8, 2021. [4]
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Article references

  1. https://www.kitplanes.com/gyroplane-safety/
  2. https://www.flygyro.com.au/gyrocopter/faqs/
  3. https://www.ferrarichat.com/forum/threads/how-safe-are-gyroplanes.454080/
  4. https://www.intotheblue.co.uk/blog/2017/07/05/all-you-need-to-know-about-gyrocopters/
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