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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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Unlike helicopters, which are expensive and rely on mechanically complex systems, the Skyworks gyroplane is a proven safe, simple, and sustainable technology whose various aircraft have been flying since 2002.
So far, there are 90 orders worldwide for the flying car, a three-wheeled hybrid automobile and gyroplane.
The main objective of the project is to extend the qualifying target group of 19 employees of the knowledge and skills required to deploy production gyroplanes (sophisticated, sporty, safe and environmentally friendly aircraft, which combine the characteristics of the aircraft and helicopter) in our company (the only one in the Czech Republic) through specific training.
Previously the CAA had allowed flying training to be conducted on amateur built gyroplanes because there was no certification code available to support the development and production of type approved gyroplanes.
Gyroplane and gyrodyne technology is fully scalable, from two-seat ShadowHawk class light gyroplanes to commercial airliners at the other extreme, capable of using ramp areas rather than runways and separate flight paths, able to materially reduce airport congestion.
Jim Tecu has taken to the air in a sail plane glider, a gyroplane and a Cold War vintage Czech jet fighter.
GBA) is engaged in the business of designing and developing new high performance gyroplanes and gyrodynes using advanced technology and modern aerospace design methods.
develop advanced gyroplanes and gyrodynes for recreational, law enforcement, commercial, and military uses
OTCBB: GNBA), the world's leading developer of commercially viable gyroplanes, announced today that Robin H.
A private pilot since 1969, Cowan has over 400 hours of flight time in gyroplanes including many flights designed to demonstrate the aircraft's stability, maneuverability and vertical take off and landing (VTOL) capabilities.
OTCBB: GNBA), the world's leading developer of commercially viable gyroplanes, announced today that it has awarded a dealership for its Hawk 4 gyroplanes to Karl Hoffman and Byron Woodley in the Turks and Caicos Islands, formerly part of the Bahamas and a part of the British Commonwealth.
The company has more than 40 patents with several more underway, all obtained in an effort to change the way gyroplanes are perceived and utilized.
To date, our nationwide dealership network has provided GBA with early cash deposits from more than 140 Hawk 4 gyroplanes.
Subject to compliance with a small number of conditions, such as the aircraft being registered and having a valid airworthiness certificate, the agreement does exclude some non-ICAO compliant aircraft, such as ex-military aircraft types and gyroplanes.