The Adventure

Experience the breathtaking beauty of Hawaii's North Shore on a magical flying experience in an open cockpit. Immerse yourself in the tropical sights, smells, and sensations of Oahu as a Gyronaut does.

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The Aircraft

The Naked Gyro, customized to be the safest open exposure aircraft ever built, is one of over 3,100 advanced German AutoGyro gyroplanes. These reliable & safe aircraft have constantly evolved since 1923 and are capable of landing safely even without engine power in an area the size of a tennis court!

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Your Instructor

James Alaggio, the founder and Chief Instructor at Hawaii Rotor Adventures, is an experienced aviator with a flawless safety record and over 30 years of flying experience in a wide range of aircraft. He is an expert pilot in helicopters, gyroplanes, gliders, aerobatics, airliners, warbirds, wingsuits and many other aircraft types.

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The ability to travel in an open device, with no walls, makes the Naked Gyro a unique experience with an unmatchable 360° field of view. One of the best ways to explore the island and enjoy the tropical pacific air. Don’t miss it!


Honolulu, HI

It was the most exhilarating, unique, fun &  memorable experience
Iʻve ever had. James is very knowledgeable and passionate
about aviation. He is also very professional & informative.

Malia Mahi

Honolulu, HI

I had the most incredible experience on my gyrocopter flight lesson with my instructor, James. From the moment I took off, it was an absolute thrill. Not only did I get to soar through the skies in a gyro, but James also patiently taught me the fundamentals of controlling the aircraft safely.

Luis Vera

Honolulu, HI

FLight Plans

Get in touch today to book your flight

Intro Flight


  • 30 Minutes of Flight Time

  • Includes Ground School

  • Flight Photo Package Available

  • Ultimate Aviation Experience!

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Custom Flight


  • Custom Lesson Duration

  • Optimized for your Goals

  • Flight Photo Package Available

  • Minimum of One Hour


Flight Simulator


* With purchase of a
Ground School Lesson
  • HD Virtual Reality Experience

  • Immerse yourself in a Gyro,
    Heli, Glider or eVTOL

  • Incredible Realism!