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Synonyms for autogyro

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

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Various sales in general aviation were made at the show, including 10 sales by Aeroprakt, the ultralight planes manufacturer; the sale of three new SR22 Cirrus Aircraft with GCC specifications; more than 10 sales by AutoGyro, the German gyro copter maker; and sale of three aircraft -- P2010 and P2008 -- by Tecnam, among others.
In August 2012 he bought an AutoGyro MTO Sport from AutoGyro Namibia.
A collection of Airfix model kits included four rare James Bond autogyro items sold for up to PS150 each.
Fred Wyrley-Birch, from Anderson & Garland, said: "As you'd expect from anything associated with the James Bond name, the Little Nellie autogyro kits proved highly sought after, not least because they remain untouched and these first editions were sold while the film was being publicised.
donations for cancer patients aboard his autogyro landed on Wednedday at Abu
Norman Surplus, 47, will wave goodbye to his wife and two young children as he flies away in the lightweight aircraft, also known as an autogyro, from a playing field in his hometown of Larne, Co Antrim.
Mrs Goodman, of Welgarth Avenue, Coundon, Coventry, said: "A few weeks ago you published a picture of an autogyro and I believe the 'leg' in the picture is from such an aircraft.
The Wallis autogyro, also used by the silver screen's Bond, must once have been considered as a candidate for emplacing and recovering special forces troops.
Other aircraft confirmed for the two day spectacular are two spitfires, the typhoon, the Royal Navy black cats (supported by Parker Plant), Royal Navy sea king, Tigers Parachute Team, RAF tutor display, Autogyro, Team Raven, the hunter and L-29 Red Star (supported by Stenor Environmental Services).
He did not hesitate to fetch out the autogyro Little Nellie to allow me to sit in it with him.
His gyrocopter, an AutoGyro MTO took about 90 minutes to reach this altitude.
Following the war he doubled for the Scots screen legend as 007 at the helm of an autogyro aircraft in 1967's You Only Live Twice.
He said that he believed that he had been shot at three times while he was flying the autogyro," Mr Tipping told police in the statement, which was read to the court.