gyrocopter


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gyrocopter

(ˈdʒaɪrəʊˌkɒptə)
n
(Aeronautics) a type of small and insubstantial helicopter
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A couple of days ago I was in the coldest place on earth" -Adventurer James Ketchell as he reached halfway in his bid to fly around the globe in an open cockpit gyrocopter.
A couple of days ago I was in the coldest place on earth" Adventurer James Ketchell as he reached halfway in his bid to fly around the globe in an open cockpit gyrocopter.
A couple of days ago I was in the coldest place on earth" - Adventurer James Ketchell as he reached halfway in his bid to fly around the globe in an open cockpit gyrocopter.
He persuaded someone from Glasgow Flying Club who had a three-seater gyrocopter plane to fly him over the Braes to take photographs.
ADVENTURER James Ketchell has taken off as he attempts to be the first person to fly around the world solo in a gyrocopter.
James Ketchell in his open cockpit gyrocopter Picture: ANDREW MATTHEWS
AN adventurer has set off to attempt a first solo round-the-world flight in a gyrocopter.
AN ADVENTURER has revealed his latest plan to become the first person to fly solo around the world in an open-cockpit gyrocopter.
"We think we are the only air display in the UK that has a little section of the show that will appeal to the children specifically, with the gyrocopter, the turbulent display team in their little Noddy aircraft and Otto the helicopter.