Funding for Project "Lilly"

Good things come to those who wait: Just now, Minister Lies has handed over the funding notification of the government for the AutoGyro research project "Lilly" to our CEO Otmar Birkner. It took a while to fix the framework for the documents, but now we can start rotating. In close collaboration with the DLR, the National Aeronautics and Space Research Center of the Federal Republic of Germany, and with the great support of the Ministry of Lower Saxony, we will create a new aircraft. What really...
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Fraunhofer researches at AutoGyro

Utilizing the gyro as a "sensor plattform" is the goal of Prof. Dr. Jens Bongartz's team of the Fraunhofer Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar Techniques. Since 3,5 years, the scientists research, develope and check with great success and have already presented their work on our stand at the AERO 2016. Now, they visited theAutoGyro factory and have presented their project to a small delegation. During the last days, the MTOsport with the Institute's special camera has flown and...
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Fly In and Grand Opening at RotorSport UK

In one week, new doors will open up when our British Partner RotorSport UK welcomes everyone for its Fly In and Grand Opening of the new facilities. On Saturday and Sunday, October 1.-2., Gerry Speich and his team have prepared an interesting and broad programme for all visitors, friends, family, pilots and customers. For further information, please contact RotorSport directly. They are looking forward to welcoming you there.
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Flightschool on German TV

"Just brilliant" would be the translation of the title of this German TV show, that has currently reported about our flight school partner from Madgedburg. With his Calidus Silvio Büttner took the reporter up above their home town showing her, why flying gyros is "just brilliant".
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World Champion with the MTOsport

Great news from Hungary: A student of our partner One-Two-Fly has currently won the world championship in Popham, England, with our MTOsport. The Hungarians Vince Ferinc and his copilot Máté Dobó have shown their expertise in the autogyro tandem category (RGL2) on the FAI World Paramotor and Microlight Championships 2016. The contest has taken place in the last week of August and included tasks of navigation, economy and precision such as spot landing, short take offs or landing over an...
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AutoGyro welcomes Minister of Finances

The Minister of Finance of Lower Saxony has visited AutoGyro on Friday and we surely took him up high. In our Cavalon, Mr. Schneider was able to Enjoy the difference and the nice view on Hildesheim. Especially our world-wide commercial projects are of high interest to Mr. Schneider which he talked about with Otmar Birkner, CTO and founder of AutoGyro. We thank Minister Schneider for his visit and time and will report again, as soon as our local radio station has published its interview....
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Summertime, Vacationtime

Dear gyro friends,...
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Primary Category approval for Calidus in USA

"It is a truly historic moment," states our Chief Certification Officer Gerry Speich from the USA. Some days ago, the FAA, the US Federal Aviation Authority, started its Calidus Primary Category flight testing in Maryland. It is the first formal flight testing by the FAA of a modern generation gyroplane. Having completed the intense tests after some days of flying, the US authorities have given the approval for the release of the Type Certificate for our Calidus. The aircraft has been...
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Handover of first CavalonPRO

On Friday, June 17th, at Rochester airfield, Gerry Speich, founder of RotorSport UK Ltd and Sales and Service Ltd, and CCO of AutoGyro GmbH, was very, very, proud to hand over the first full commercial-use CavalonPRO to Keith Harding, CEO of BeyondHD – specialist film company, based at Pinewood studios (
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