gyroplane


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  • noun

Synonyms for gyroplane

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

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It may be recalled that in World War Two the Focke-Achgelis Fa 330 Bachstelze (Wagtail) man-carrying gyroplane was towed by some U-boats, rising to around 400ft and allowing ships to be detected at up to 45 km.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Tuesday that ab initio flight training on gyroplanes will be restricted to type approved versions only.
Today's flight is a precursor for WO Jones's bid to become the first pilot to circumnavigate the globe in a gyroplane.
He has flown in a powered parachute, an engineless gyroplane and helicopters of various sorts.
Since its inception twenty years ago, GBA has been involved in an extensive research program in the design, engineering, development, testing and marketing of gyroplane and gyrodyne aircraft.
Currently, the production of parts by hand by putting the material into the mold, then create products (cockpit gyroplane, skeleton paramotor, hardhat, bumpers, mirrors, etc.
A GYROPLANE crashed into a hedge after the engine failed, an official report revealed.
AN army helicopter pilot took off yesterday aiming to become the first person to fly round the world in a 007-style gyroplane.
An Army helicopter pilot has spoken of his plans to become the first person to fly around the world in an open-cockpit gyroplane.
BULLETIN BOARD: GNBA) announced today that the Utah Olympic Public Safety Command (UOPSC) will be using, under public use laws, a Hawk 4 Gyroplane for aerial observation to provide additional security for the Salt Lake International Airport and surrounding environs.
A Salt Lake City aviation company is using SolidWorks(R) 3D CAD and COSMOSWorks(R) analysis software to propel design of the gyroplane and the gyrodyne, driving what it calls "the third wave" of flight.
BULLETIN BOARD: GNBA) announced today that the Utah Department of Public Safety will be using, under public use laws, a Hawk 4 Gyroplane for aerial observation to provide additional security for the Salt Lake International Airport and surrounding environs.
As head of business development, he will play a major role in introducing the aviation industry to Groen Brothers Aviation new products, as the company expands its product line beyond the Hawk 4 gyroplane.
BULLETIN BOARD: GNBA) announced that Time Magazine, in their November 19 issue, recognized the Groen Brothers Aviation Hawk 4 gyroplane as one of the best "Inventions of the Year.
The Foundation for Advancing Science and Technology Education also is investigating using similar fuel cell technology as in the E-Plane on other projects: possibly to replace the noisy, cumbersome diesel engines of the record-setting catamaran TeamAdventure with electric power; and for onboard power on the CarterCopter gyroplane, a craft that takes off and lands like a helicopter but flies at the speed of a small jet (a sister exhibit of FASTec at AirVenture 2001.