Gyroplane Pilot’s Handbook




This book is a “must-have” for every gyrocopter pilot in our opinion. It’s written by Dr Phil Harwood, a UK Senior Examiner for Gyroplanes and published in July 2017 has been written specifically for new student gyroplane pilots, fixed wing and helicopter pilots converting to gyroplanes, qualified gyroplane pilots, gyroplane instructors and gyroplane examiners. The book contains detailed explanations of how to fly a gyroplane and represents current best practice.

It can be used as the basis of structured gyroplane training in every country. This book contains explanations of How to Fly a Gyroplane according to the standard lesson structure. A key component in the development of this book is the collaboration of gyroplane instructors worldwide who participate in the Best Practice Challenge – an online forum integrated into the Gyropedia where the experience of instructors is coordinated to develop ongoing Best Practice in gyroplane flying.