International Standard Training Material

Standardised training starts with consistent training material.

We have developed a range of books that cover the entire training syllabus relating to how to fly a Gyroplane. Some of the books are for students and qualified pilots, some of the books are for instructors. The material in the printed copies of the books is the same as the content of the online training courses.

The training material listed on this page is available from a number of distributors around the world.

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Training Course Material for Pilots

The Gyrocopter Pilots Handbook - The Flight Exercises (available in English or German)

This is the book that comprises a complete guide for all aspect of flying a Gyroplane. It assumes no previous knowledge and it explains all the terminology required. It provides a structured method of learning to fly and it has been used as essential reading material since it was first printed in 2010.

All the briefings are consistent with the information provided with the training and briefing aids in the Instructors manual, the lesson plans and the information in the online Gyropedia. Guide Price: £45 €53 $70

Human Factors and Air Law

This covers the significant effects of flying on a human body and the basic principles of aviation law relating to the 'Rules of the air'.

This is a training workbook used to support the 1-day training course in Human Factors and Air Law, delivered by an Instructor. Guide Price: £30 €35 $47

Gyroplane Technical

This includes the essential elements of understanding the component parts of a gyroplane and a basic understanding about how they fly. It includes the fundamentals of a gyroplane, the forces acting on a gyroplane, the performance of a gyroplane and the basics of a rotor system.

This is a training workbook used to support the 1-day training course in Gyroplane technical, delivered by an Instructor. Guide Price: £30 €35 $47

Meteorology

This covers the essential elements relating to a basic knowledge of the factors affecting the weather. This includes how to assess the weather when making the decision about going to fly, the main components of the weather, the localised effects of weather and the air, clouds and precipitation.

This is a training workbook used to support the 1-day training course in Meteorology, delivered by an Instructor. Guide Price: £30 €35 $47

Navigation

This covers the essential elements relating to planning a flight before you depart. This includes map reading and airspace rules, Planning a route, Navigating whilst flying and Flying abroad.

This is a training workbook used to support the 1-day training course in Navigation, delivered by an Instructor. Guide Price: £30 €35 $47


Training Course Material for Instructors

The Gyrocopter Instructors Handbook - Core Course

This is the training material for the International Gyroplane Instructor Training Course.

Section 1 contains all the core material relating to the development and responsibilities of a professional training instructor.

Section 2 contains information relating to teaching the theoretical training courses.

Section 3 contains information relating to teaching the flying exercises, including notes for the instructor, briefing templates, suggested flight content and common student errors.

Section 4 contains templates for forms that should be used within a flying school.

This book is delivered in a plastic A4 folder. Guide Price: £205 €243 $320

Lesson Plan Summary Sheets in A3 (Available in 2 versions)

It is available in two forms. Either A3 paper folded once so that it fits neatly into the Gyrocopter Instructor's handbook (or equivalent A4 folder) Guide Price: £149 €176 $233, or laminated A3 in a folder that is designed to be used on a table top. Guide Price: £249 €295 $390


Additional Books on Gyroplanes

In addition to the standard training material there is a wide range of books on the subject of Gyroplanes. We have listed them on this website and they are available to buy online. Although these books are not part of the International Standard Set, they contain a wealth of useful information.