Technical - Aviation
Farmers Weekly
Taking to the sky in a gyrocopter

On watching a local pilot land his fixed-winged aircraft on the family farm in the 1950s, Peter Goldsmith instantly knew he would one day fly his own aircraft. Six decades later he decided to build his own gyrocopter and enjoy the delight of flight while making the most of the practical advantages it can offer. Mike Burgess reports.
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50 years of Massey Ferguson at Europe's largest plant

AGCO's Beauvais facility in France is one of Europe's leading farm machinery manufacturing and design facilities. The company recently celebrated 50 years of Massey Ferguson tractor production, and is gearing up for further expansion into the next half- century.
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