Comment: You are wrong about that ...

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You are wrong about that ...

... helicopter falls to the ground when the motor quits because the motor is what drives the rotor. No motor, no rotor = fall to ground = ouch!

But a gyroplane does NOT have a powered rotor. Instead, the rotor is free-floating and only turns due to forward thrust, which is powered by an engine, same as a plane.

If the motor quits in a gyroplane, the forward thrust keeps the rotor rotating and the craft glides and can be piloted to the ground, where it can make a near-zero landing.

Your paramotor is probably cheaper, but it is not scalable to larger size and speed (try doing 500 MPH with a parachute setup). Both are cool, and the parachute deal is probably cheap, but the gyroplane has much more upside potential.

But both are cool.