GYRO CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS

Three Excel programs for download

The first program is the Centre of Gravity (CG) program written by Graeme Jury. Chuck Beaty did the other two: rotor performance and undersling.

CG Program
Rotor Performance Program
Undersling Program

Construction requirements and forms for gyroplanes

Forms are applicable to basic single and two place gyroplanes within Australia. If the constructed Gyroplane is a single seater with an empty weight of <=250kg, then either the Basic or Compliant construction standard can be used. A single seat Gyroplane with an empty weight of >250kg and all 2 seat Gyroplanes must use the Compliant construction standard.

Construction Requirements Basic Gyroplanes

F024 Registration Protocols Basic Gyroplanes Form

Construction Requirements Compliant Gyroplanes

F022 Registration Protocols Compliant Gyroplanes Form

A Gyroplane Inspection Checklist (12-05-2011)… thanks to Allan Wardill.

For the benefit of Australian Clubs using a Gyroglider, download the second draft of the Requirements for Approved Gyrogliders.

Sample Flight Manual
Sample Flight Manual can be downloaded here (Word doc). Fill in or delete the areas appropriate to your Gyroplane. Once completed, submit to the ASRA Registrar for approval. Once approved the Flight Manual will be digitally stamped and emailed back to the owner. A PDF copy will also be available from the owners online data file.

Longitudinal stability
Click here to read an article on this subject of passionate debate between gyroplane pilots.

Gyroplane Control
Click here for information about the ongoing debate as to whether gyroplanes are aerodynamically, controlled or weight shift controlled.


If you can't read these please notify the webmaster@asra.org.au.

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