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Related to autogyro: Gyrocopter, gyroplane


Variant of autogiro.
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Noun1.autogyro - an aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades)autogyro - an aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is provided by a conventional propeller
heavier-than-air craft - a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
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Following the halfway point it was over to the speedier planes, with high-octane displays from the Strike Strikemaster and the Vampire Blue planes leaving the crowd on the edge of their deckchairs, and other acts including the Mig 15, the Pitts Special and the Autogyro also took to the skies.
Gyro Air Displays Team A marvel of the skies dating from 1923, the Autogyro - also known as a gyrocopter - uses autorotation to propel itself through the air by using a helicopter like freespinning rotor powered by the air from below.
A Dutch firm has produced a machine called the PAL-V Liberty which aviation buffs will recognise as a gyrocopter or autogyro.
PAL-V EUROPE NV (Personal Air and Land Vehicle) is a Dutch company developing a roadable aircraft, that is an autogyro or gyrocopter.
That training will typically be undertaken on an enclosed cockpit gyroplane, such as the Cavalon autogyro.
Aircraft on display include the autogyro Little Nellie from You Only Live Twice, which has a fierce array of weaponry that includes front-mounted machine guns, rear-mounted flame throwers and a battery of rockets.
Van der Wall, an aerospace engineer, offers a transcription and translation of G|ttinger Monograph N, which summarizes the research results obtained from 1939 to 1945 on the development of the German helicopter and autogyro.
We're not sure what's going on here, but a source in the European autogyro market told us at AirVenture that one thing that might be driving Rotax's decision to overhang is the Icon A5 light sport amphibian, which promises large production volume and, given its relatively high weight, may need more power.
Stunt pilot Lauren Richardson and Peter Davies, of Autogyro Displays, are both set to perform in Hoylake on Bank Holiday Monday at the annual show, which is expected to attract thousands of visitors.
Up to the 1940s, they created many autogyros, including the TsAGI A-7-3, the only armed autogyro to see (limited) combat action.
This consultation concerns the provision of glasses for replacements tiles and windows, window trimming exhibitions and mirrors, and the provision of specific tools to work glass and accessories such as aerators autogyro, movies dulled or anti-UV .
The sales in general aviation included 10 sales by ultralight planes manufacturer Aeroprakt, sale of three new SR22 Cirrus Aircraft with GCC specifications, more than 10 sales by German Gyro Copter manufacturer AutoGyro and sale of three aircraft (P2010 and P2008) by Tecnam.