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Gyrodyne

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  1. a heavier-than-air aircraft with a rotor system that is normally driven by its engine for takeoff, hovering and landing like a helicopter, but which also has an additional propulsion system that is independent of the rotor system

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 11, 2009
  2. At higher speeds, the rotor system acts similarly to that of an autogyro, no longer driving the aircraft but simply providing lift

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  3. as a US trademark was granted to Gyrodyne Company of America, Inc. in 1950

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  4. In recent years a related concept, has been promoted under the name heliplane

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  5. a term which was originally used by Don Farrington to market the Air & Space 18A gyroplane

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