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Submission + - America's first police auto-gyro (jalopnik.com)

techno-vampire writes: "The auto-gyro isn't a new idea; the first successful flight for one was in January 1923. What is new is that police in Tomball, Texas are experimenting with them for aerial surveillance. With a price tag of only $75,000 and operational costs of $50/hour, they're considerably more cost-effective than helicopters."
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America's first police auto-gyro

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