gyroplane gyroplane

Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  1. Between the lift and push, the gyroplane becomes airborne.
  2. The gyroplane is in the final stages of FAA testing, and a 13-dealer network is busy targeting tourism and agriculture markets.

News

  • Rough landing for Tomball police gyroplane at Hooks Airport

    Texas Department of Public Safety? troopers are investigating the Tomball Police Department? gyroplane crash reported at David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport in northwest Harris County late on Thursday morning.
    on January 17, 2014     Source: FOX 26 Houston

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