AAIB investigation to Rotorsport UK Calidus, G-CPTR

Gyroplane rolled onto its side during takeoff due to inappropriate control inputs, Popham Airfield, Hampshire, 10 August 2017.

Summary:

The control stick was moved to the aft position during the takeoff run, the rotors struck the ground and the gyroplane rolled onto its side.

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Rotorsport UK Calidus, G-CPTR 12-17

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Published 14 December 2017