Comment: That's a gyroplane or gyrocopter ...

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That's a gyroplane or gyrocopter ...

... looks like a helicopter, but helicopters have power direct to the rotors and gyroplanes have their rotors free-floating, with power from a forward-thrust engine, like a plane.

They are safer than either helicopters or airplanes. They can be built to be as large and fast as a Boeing 767, yet they can take off and land like a helicopter.

If we had a free market for the past 100 years, I am convinced we would all be flying these, as well as driving them on the streets, and airports as we know them would not exist.

Check out the video on this website:
http://www.cartercopters.com/