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2012-04-01 22:20:09

RAAMDONKSVEER, The Netherlands, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dutch company PAL-V has successfully concluded test flights of its flying car, PAL-V (Personal Air and Land Vehicle). During the past two weeks, several test flights were conducted. The patented vehicle flies in the air like a gyrocopter with lift generated by an auto-rotating rotor and forward speed produced by a foldable push propeller on the back. On the road it drives like a sports car. No new infrastructure...

2008-07-25 15:00:50

By Huey Freeman, Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill. Jul. 25--DECATUR -- Some call them gyroplanes. Others insist they are autogyros. Or they might be referred to them as gyrocopters. No matter what you call them, three of four of the small two-seat aircraft will be on display Saturday at Decatur Airport. Joe Attwood, airport director, conceived the event to give the public a chance to get a close look at the unusual flying machines. Attwood, who loves all kinds of planes,...

2008-02-21 18:00:25

Groen Brothers Aviation, Inc. ("GBA") (OTCBB: GNBA) announced today that U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has evaluated its SparrowHawk III kit, produced and sold by GBA's American Autogyro Division, and determined that it qualifies to be included in the FAA listing of Eligible Amateur-Built Aircraft Kits. The primary purpose of this listing is to assist FAA Inspectors/Designees and other interested individuals by eliminating the duplication of evaluations for "major portion"...