gyroplane


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Synonyms for gyroplane

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

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is the world provider of gyronautics, the study and design of sustained autorotative flight represented by the company's gyroplane technology.
Pilot Ahmad Mayeli was martyred after an IRGC Ground Force's ultra-light gyroplane crashed near Iranshahr (in Sistan and Balouchestan province) while on a reconnaissance mission," Qassem Hassanzadeh, an official at the IRGC Quds Base's public relations, told FNA on Tuesday.
Before you strap in for a flight, training is required, as is a gyroplane flying license, Jennings-Baker said.
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.
Meanwhile, GBA has transferred all of its operations, including its technologies, know-how and associated patents, into GBA Global, which will thus become the operating company engaged in the exploitation of gyroplane and gyrodyne technology.
1 and encompasses newly manufactured aircraft we might think of as conventional airplanes as well as powered parachutes, weight-shift control aircraft, balloons, airships, gliders and gyroplanes.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Tuesday that ab initio flight training on gyroplanes will be restricted to type approved versions only.
The very economical and robust ArrowHawk is ideally suited for air tours, air taxi, and like GBA's new, smaller two-seat ShadowHawk Gyroplane, airborne observation.
New log entries include Multi-Engine Land, Multi-Engine Center Line Thrust, Multi-Engine Sea, Single Engine Sea, Glider, Helicopter, Rotorcraft, Gyroplane, Airship, Free Balloon, Lighter-Than-Air and Second in Command.
AN ARMY helicopter pilot was due to set off on his record-breaking attempt to become the first person to fly around the world in an open-cockpit gyroplane today.
A BRITISH pilot was attempting today to set a new world distance record for an opencockpit gyroplane.
This two-year-old aero engineering company has developed and fully air tested the Kahu, a unique, two-seater gyroplane (a cross between a helicopter and a plane) which was unveiled in February this year.
Lee is just over halfway through the first series of Salvage Squad and so far the team have tackled a wide range of vehicles including a Centurion tank, steamroller, gyroplane, fire engine, steam launch and an Alvis Stalwart HMLC amphibious truck.
Jim Tecu has taken to the air in a sail plane glider, a gyroplane and a Cold War vintage Czech jet fighter.