autogiro

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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
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.
The skyscraper city of New York suffered from heavily congested traffic, but of autogyros, not cars.
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.
Jim first began selling autogyros 20 years ago but claims his new Merlin GTS model, jointly developed with scientists, is the first step towards an affordable flying equivalent of the car.
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.
While autogyros and some weight-shift microlight planes dominated Al Khor skies the whole day, a kit plane, owned by an Italian pilot, was one of the top attractions in the exhibition.
Autogyros featured in the James Bond film You Only Live Twice.
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.
By Joey Aguilar/ Staff Reporter The skies of Al Khor were taken over by light aircraft like autogyros and weight-shift microlight planes yesterday, leaving hundreds of spectators enthralled, as the sixth edition of the annual Al Khor Fly-In took off.
The planes used were mostly gyrocopters, autogyros and micro light flown by professional pilots.
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.