gyrocopter

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gyrocopter

(ˈdʒaɪrəʊˌkɒptə)
n
(Aeronautics) a type of small and insubstantial helicopter
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Enthusiasts purchase, build and operate gyrocopters around the world already, with the Federal Aviation Administration issuing (https://www.
This OHV riding area attracts motorcycles, ATVs, trucks, cars, buggies, land yachts, model airplanes, model rockets, ultra-light aircraft, gyrocopters, parasails, full-sized aircrafts, and more.
Through a strategic partnership, DiNelly EXOGYRO also manufactures their commercial ultra-light gyrocopters at the same facility in Tunisia creating synergies and cost savings for both companies through a shared resources and revenues agreement.
In the Microlight Gyrocopters, Remco van Ravenzwaaij of The Netherlands topped ahead of Tim Morell representing Qatar and Roy Davis of the US.
Gortney told the committee that small aircraft such as gyrocopters represent a ''technical and operational challenge'' for NORAD and the military to detect and defend against.
I want to know all the facts before I reach an assessment of what can and should be done about gyrocopters in the future," he said.
Gyrocopters, tiny rotor-powered aircraft with open cockpits, have grown in popularity among Saudis in recent years.
Planes, gyrocopters, hand-gliders, kites, model-aeroplanes or hot-air balloons are also not allowed in any air space over the terminal if they can obstruct the operation of the tunnel system (unless you have special permission) and under no circumstances can you graze animals on the terminal.
Since then, there have been crashes of gliders, gyrocopters, helicopters and even a massive B-52.
A Namibian pilot who came within 2000 feet of a new altitude world record for gyrocopters in July this year, made a second attempt earlier this month, this time taking his gyro to 26663.
To me, the most interesting part of the show, however, is the huge variety of LSAs, which includes powered parachutes, Piper Cub clones, gyrocopters and some very slick fixed-wing designs from overseas and the U.
The planes used were mostly gyrocopters, autogyros and micro light flown by professional pilots.