gyrodyne

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gyrodyne

(ˈdʒaɪrəʊˌdaɪn)
n
(Aeronautics) an aircraft that uses a powered rotor to take off and manoeuvre, but uses autorotation when cruising
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Rotorcraft generally includes those aircraft where one or more rotors are required to provide lift throughout the entire flight, such as helicopters, cyclocopters, autogyros, and gyrodynes.
GBA) is engaged in the business of designing and developing new high performance gyroplanes and gyrodynes using advanced technology and modern aerospace design methods.
GBA's autorotative technology is applicable to a wide scale of size, from small UAVs to large Gyrodynes capable of lifting more than 20 tons.
Mayfield, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, states, "GBA plans to build gyroplanes and gyrodynes ranging in size from one hundred pound UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) to fifty passenger airliners.
develop advanced gyroplanes and gyrodynes for recreational, law enforcement, commercial, and military uses