gyroplane definition

  • noun:
    • An aircraft, including a helicopter or autogyro, equipped with wings that turn about an approximately vertical axis.
    • Any plane that obtains lift from rotating blades; an autogyro
    • a form of flying-machine. Start to see the herb.
    • an aircraft which supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is given by the standard propeller

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