Related Initiatives Involving The Autogyro

There have been a range of different trials and initiatives both in Australia and around the world that have used the Autogyro.

Listed below are some examples with links to further info about each.

The links will take you to our new site, VDC Aviation which has been set up specifically to cover some of the commercial applications of the modern gyroplanes.


Shark Watch

 The year before the Coast Watch Clarence began, a similar trial was run using the same sort of aircraft and covering two separate areas along the N.S.W coastline

Click here to read more about the Shark Watch


Submission To The Royal Bushfire Commission Of 2009

For the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission a proposal was put forward to trial the use of Autogyro’s as part of the overall strategy for aerial management of bushfires.

Click here to learn more about the submission 


Autogyro Trial Run By Police In Brandenburg, Germany

In 2007, police in the Federal state of Brandenburg, Germany conducted a trial using the Autogyro MT 03 (the earlier version of the MTO Sport).

Click here to learn more about this trial