autogiro

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Synonyms for autogiro

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

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Weather permitting, the PCA-2 Pitcairn Autogiro built in 1931 will perform on Saturday, and there will be a Bell-47 (TV's "MASH" helicopter) Fly-In.
From his days as an Eastern Airline's Autogiro pilot to his current position as president of the United Flying Octogenarians (UFO's), Miller has continued to participate in and contribute to the aviation community.
LeO delivered fifty-five autogiros to the French air force as substitutes for observation balloons.
Nearly three dozen civilian and military helicopters, autogiros and convertiplanes wow visitors at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center, where films, memoirs, documents and choppers old and new detail the past, present and future of rotary aircraft.
With entertaining references to the movies and amusing anecdotes, Parker explains in easily understood terms the physics behind skydiving, holograms, autogiros, electromagnetic pulses, Geiger counters, hydrogen bombs, and other nifty devices.
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