LSA Gyroplanes: FAA Warms to the Idea

Long relegated to kit-only status in the U.S., certified gyroplanes are available and will eventually achieve SLSA status.

The autogyro is sometimes thought to be an American invention—who hasn’t seen a black-and-white photo of the famed Pitcairn PCA-2?—but it actually originated in Spain. And it’s Europe where this aircraft continues to thrive despite the fact that North America is still the largest and richest light aircraft market. But persistence might be about to […]
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