08 September 2011

G-YROX Stalled By Russian Bureaucrats

G-YROX Stalled By Russian Bureaucrats | Aero-News Network And, incidentally, the first round-the-world gyrocopter is stuck awaiting the Russian authorities to approve the flight through Siperia.

The G-YROX pilot, Norman Surplus, is based in Northern Ireland. He left his home base in March 2010 and has struggled around Asia and through Japan and hopes to continue up the Russian east coast and across Bering Sea into Alaska sometimes in the spring of 2012. The G-YROX blog explains.

1 comment:

darren sam said...

The attempt of an Irish cancer survivor to become the first person in history to circumnavigate the globe in an autogyro is again at risk for being interrupted for the winter.

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