autogyro

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an aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades)

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Enthusiasts purchase, build and operate gyrocopters around the world already, with the Federal Aviation Administration issuing (https://www.
For her latest holiday, the 36-yearold ignored the temptations of Christmas markets or lying on a sunkissed beach - to act as the copilot of a gyrocopter in a bid to help protect wildlife from poachers in Kenya.
The investigation also revealed that the pilot was most likely not sufficiently experienced to fly the gyrocopter in an air race as he had just over 20 hours of pilot-in-command time for the gyrocopter.
Old Republic filed a motion for summary judgment on May 8, 2015, contending that the policy it issued to Mahler provided no coverage for the flight or crash of the gyrocopter or for the death of Mahler's passenger, Wilt.
It continued: "For unknown reasons the gyrocopter fell into the water at Skydive Dubai Palm Dropzone.
At about 1225 Central time, the gyrocopter was destroyed when it collided with power lines while maneuvering.
WASHINGTON -- A small gyrocopter that flew through miles of the nation's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.
Daniel Weeks to The Washington Post on the decision of a Florida man to land a gyrocopter on the grounds of the U.
The gyrocopter was relocated to a secure location, the department said in a statement.
WASHINGTON, Jumada II 27, 1436, Apr 16, 2015, SPA -- The gyrocopter that landed on the lawn of the U.
Father Svoboda explained that his aircraft was really a gyrocopter that, when powered by a chainsaw engine, could be flown like a helicopter.
The Bond in Motion exhibition will also include the white Lotus Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me which famously doubled as a submarine plus the Little Nellie gyrocopter in You Only Live Twice.
Dr Wucher's experience as a gyrocopter pilot started as a hobby.
The gang also tried their hands at flying a gyrocopter and attended tattoo conventions, besides going on a tour to Nelson Mandela's Prison Island.
A Dutch company has developed a Personal Air and Land Vehicle (PALV), which deserves to be called a gyrocopter - younger brother of helicopter.