autogiro

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Related to autogyros: Gyrocopter, autogiro, gyroplanes
  • noun

Synonyms for autogiro

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

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He did not hesitate to fetch out the autogyro Little Nellie to allow me to sit in it with him.
Date of the only previous global bid for autogyro glory which was ruined by a monsoon in India
Autogyros are said to be cheap, simple to build and can take off within a distance of a few hundred feet.
The veteran flier was reprieved when the Civil Aviation Authority changed the way it classified autogyros earlier this year.
AIRFIELD operations manager David Young said: "I understand one of the victims was a leading expert on autogyros.
Still in the family of the 1930's autogyros, the Hawk Gyroplane brings a significant advance in design and performance.
The entrepreneur first began selling autogyros 20 years ago but claims his new Merlin GTS model is the first step towards an affordable airborne alternative to the car.
Autogyros featured in the James Bond film You Only Live Twice.
Modeled on the autogyros of the 1930s but built with advanced 1990s design and performance, the GBA Hawks are a more economical and safer alternative to the helicopter in 90 percent of traditional applications.
The planes used were mostly gyrocopters, autogyros and micro light flown by professional pilots.
Modeled on the autogyros of the 1930's but incorporating significantly advanced 1990's design and performance, the GBA Hawk is capable of fulfilling ninety percent of the jobs of a helicopter at a fraction of the cost.
Modeled on the autogyros of the 1930's but with advanced 1990's design and performance, the GBA Hawks are capable of fulfilling ninety percent of the jobs of a helicopter at a fraction of the operating cost.
Modeled on the autogyros of the 1930's but with advanced 1990's design and performance, the GBA Hawks incorporate patented rotorhead technology making them capable of fulfilling ninety percent of the jobs of a helicopter at a fraction of the operating cost.
Modeled on the autogyros of the 1930's but incorporating significantly advanced 1990's design and performance, the GBA Hawks incorporate patented rotorhead technology making them capable of fulfilling ninety percent of the jobs of a helicopter at a fraction of the cost.
Founded in 1985 by entrepreneurs David and Jay Groen, Groen Brothers Aviation is the developer and manufacturer of the patented Hawk Gyroplane, an innovative new series of aircraft modeled on the autogyros of the 1930's but incorporating significantly advanced 1990's design and performance.