autogiro definition

  • noun:
    • An aircraft run on the standard propeller and supported in-flight by a freewheeling, horizontal rotor that delivers lift.
    • An aircraft where lift is provided by unpowered rotating wings and push is provided by a regular propeller.
    • identical to autogyro.
    • an aircraft this is certainly supported in flight by unpowered turning horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is supplied by a regular propeller

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