The Greater Midwest Rotorcraft Club

Popular Rotorcraft Association Chapter 18

Serving the Rotorcraft Community and General Aviation Since 1967

The Greater Midwest Rotorcraft Club is a group of rotorcraft enthusiasts, who regularly gather to fly their aircraft and to advance the sport by designing and building safer machines. Based out of Lansing Municipal Airport (IGQ) for the past thirty-seven years, for almost fifty years the Club has provided hundreds of rotorcraft enthusiasts the opportunity to realize their dreams of flying. Come join us.



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2016 PRA Convention at Mentone Indiana

July 19 – 23, 2016

The PRA Convention at Mentone Indiana is the place to go to meet with the gyroplane community in the United States.

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EAA AirVenture 2016

July 25-31, Oshkosh Wisconsin

Explore the latest developments in rotorcraft and see one of the greatest events in aviation.

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Top 10 Gyroplane Questions

Our gyroplanes always attract a lot of attention, and naturally, there are a lot of questions about these curious machines.  We have compiled our Top 10 Questions and Answers to help get you started.

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Top 10 Questions

Read our Top 10 Questions and Answers about gyroplanes.

Upcoming Events

Find out where the Greater Midwest Rotorcraft Club will be meeting next.


We are based out of the Lansing Municipal Airport, just south of Chicago and near the Indiana border.

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If you are interested in learning more about gyroplanes, get in touch with one of our club members.

Ray Harstick’s Build

YouTube Video

This is just one of many gyroplane videos available online.

This video was recorded and edited by club member Kevin Tansor, and it documents some of  the time spent by Ray Harstick getting his machine ready.

We are proud to be one of the most active rotorcraft clubs in the US

During the warmer months, we host various weekly and monthly events, and even in the winter, our heated workshop lets us get our aircraft ready for next season.  If you’ve ever been interested in gyroplanes or other home-built aircraft, our club is right for you!

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