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D-MRVR AutoGyro MTOsport - c/n 703-08 19 & NL10S01 - www.auto-gyro.nl - Hoogeveen airfield in Holland - 8 March 2014 vliegveld Hoogeveen (EHHO)

The AutoGyro MTOsport is a two-seater gyrocopter with an all-metal frame and developed and built AutoGyro GmbH at Hildesheim aerodrome in Germany. The AutoGyro MTOsport is the successor of the AutoGyro Europe MT03 built by HTC at Hildesheim aerodrome in Germany on behalf of AutoGyro Europe GmbH. The MT03 was designed by AutoGyro Europe GmbH and HTC in 2002 and was flown first in 2003. The MT03, a so called Ultraleicht Tragschrauber, was the first autogyro which received the German UL type certification from the DULV (German Microlight Association). The process of certificating of the two-seater gyro started in the summer of 2003 when AutoGyro Europe GmbH applied for the certification. At the end of September 2003 they received finally the precious piece of paper. The MT03 is certificated in two versions: a basic open-frame gyro like the D-MILL and a more comfortable version with composite windscreens, etc. For the rotorsystem of the MT03 the proven extruded anodised aluminium NACA 8 H 12 rotor built by Air Copter is used. The aluminium rotorblades are available in different lengths: diameter 6,50m - 8,40m. The MT03 has a composite 3-blades propeller. The engine used is the Rotax 912 ULS (100 HP). With the Rotax 912 ULS, carburator heat and temperature gauge is standard. The MT03 has a range of 400km at a speed of 130km/h; the max speed is 162km/h. Since 2007, the company AutoGyro GmbH is producing the gyros in series. In 2008, the AutoGyro MTOsport was introduced as a further development of the MT 03. The MTOsport received the German UL type certification from the DULV on 14 April 2008. Today, over 1100 MT 03 and MTOsport gyroplanes are in use worldwide.
The ICAO Aircraft Type Designator for both the AutoGyro MT-03 and the AutoGyro MTOsport gyrocopter is MT.

On 8 March 2014, the 2010-built AutoGyro MTOsport D-MRVR (s/n 703-08 19 & NL10S01) was seen at Luchtsport Centrum Hoogeveen. AutoGyro MTOsport D-MRVR was at that time operated by Autogyro Nederland B.V. based at Lelystad Airport in the Netherlands. On 25 March 2016, the AutoGyro MTOsport was registered PH-4N9 in the Netherlands.

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