autogiro autogiro


  • (n) an aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is provided by a conventional propeller



  1. If autogiro builders pride themselves on one thing, it is the security of the rotor assembly, the arrangement of windmill-like vanes which keeps an autogiro aloft.
  2. Anyone who can fly an ordinary airplane can, with little additional instruction, fly an autogiro.
  3. From then on, England was autogiro headquarters.
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