German startup Fraundorfer Aeronautics plans to fly a next-generation autogyro demonstrator in 2020, and aims to introduce an initial two-seat production version by 2022 and a six-seat air taxi by 2025. The Donauworth-based company has built the Tensor 600X technology demonstrator, the prototype of a two-seat aircraft capable of taking off and landing within 50 m (165 ft.) and reaching speeds exceeding 200 kph (125 mph) and ranges up to 600 km (370 nm). Autogyros are far from new, but ...

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