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Cierva Autogiro Company

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The Cierva Autogiro Company was a British firm established in 1926 to develop the autogyro. [1]

43 relations: Air Ministry, Alan Marsh, Autogyro, Aviation, Avro, Cierva Air Horse, Cierva C.1, Cierva C.12, Cierva C.17, Cierva C.19, Cierva C.2, Cierva C.24, Cierva C.29, Cierva C.3, Cierva C.30, Cierva C.4, Cierva C.40, Cierva C.6, Cierva C.8, Cierva C.9, Cierva CR Twin, Cierva W.5, Cierva W.9, De Havilland Gipsy, Fairey Aviation Company, Fairey FB-1 Gyrodyne, Focke-Wulf, France, Germany, Helicopter, James George Weir, Juan de la Cierva, Limited company, Lioré et Olivier, List of Air Ministry specifications, Ministry of Supply, Royal Navy, Saunders-Roe, Saunders-Roe Skeeter, United Kingdom, Weir Group, World War II, 1936 KLM Croydon accident.

Air Ministry

The Air Ministry was a department of the Government of the United Kingdom with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.

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Alan Marsh

Henry Alan Marsh AFC AFRAeS (29 January 1901 – 13 June 1950) was a British rotorcraft instructor and test pilot.

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Autogyro

An autogyro (from Greek αὐτός and γύρος, "self-turning"), also known as a gyroplane or gyrocopter, is a type of rotorcraft that uses an unpowered rotor in free autorotation to develop lift.

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Aviation

Aviation, or air transport, refers to the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry.

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Avro

Avro was a British aircraft manufacturer.

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Cierva Air Horse

The Cierva W.11 Air Horse was a helicopter developed by the Cierva Autogiro Company in the United Kingdom during the mid-1940s.

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Cierva C.1

The Cierva C.1 was an experimental autogyro built by Juan de la Cierva in Spain in 1920, the forerunner of his successful series of autogyros.

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Cierva C.12

The Cierva C.12 was an experimental autogyro built by Cierva Autogiro Company in England in 1929, in association with Avro.

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Cierva C.17

The Cierva C.17 was a British experimental autogyro built by Cierva Autogiro Company in England in 1928, in association with Avro (which designated it their Type 612).

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Cierva C.19

The Cierva C.19 was a 1930s British two-seat autogyro, designed by Spanish engineer Juan de la Cierva.

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Cierva C.2

The Cierva C.2 was an experimental autogyro built by Juan de la Cierva in Spain in 1921-22.

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Cierva C.24

The de Havilland C.24 was a two-seat autogyro built by de Havilland at its Stag Lane works in England in 1931, using a Cierva rotor head coupled to the cabin of a de Havilland DH.80A Puss Moth, and driven by a 120 hp Gipsy III engine.

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Cierva C.29

The Cierva C.29 was a five-seat British cabin autogyro built in 1934 as a joint venture between Westland Aircraft and Cierva.

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Cierva C.3

The Cierva C.3 was an experimental autogyro built by Juan de la Cierva in Spain in 1921.

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Cierva C.30

The Cierva C.30 was an autogyro designed by Juan de la Cierva and built under licence from the Cierva Autogiro Company by A V Roe & Co Ltd (Avro), Lioré-et-Olivier and Focke-Wulf.

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Cierva C.4

The Cierva C.4 was an experimental autogyro built by Juan de la Cierva in Spain in 1922 which early the following year became the first autogyro to fly successfully.

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Cierva C.40

The Cierva C.40 was a British autogyro designed by G.B.L. Ellis, Otto Reder, and J.A.J Bennett and assembled by the British Aircraft Manufacturing Company at London Air Park, Hanworth.

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Cierva C.6

The Cierva C.6 was the sixth autogyro designed by engineer Juan de la Cierva, and the first one to travel a "major" distance.

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Cierva C.8

The Cierva C.8 was an experimental autogyro built by Juan de la Cierva in England in 1926 in association with Avro.

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Cierva C.9

The Cierva C.9 was an experimental autogyro built by Cierva in England in 1927, in association with Avro.

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Cierva CR Twin

The Cierva CR Twin (originally designated CR LTH.1 and also known as the Grasshopper III) was a five-seat utility helicopter that first flew in the UK in 1969.

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Cierva W.5

The Cierva W.5 was a helicopter developed by the Cierva Autogiro Company in the United Kingdom.

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Cierva W.9

The Cierva W.9 was a British 1940s experimental helicopter with a three-blade tilting-hub controlled main rotor, and torque compensation achieved using a jet of air discharged from the rear port side of the fuselage.

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De Havilland Gipsy

The de Havilland Gipsy is a British air-cooled four-cylinder in-line aircraft engine designed by Frank Halford in 1927 to replace the ADC Cirrus in the de Havilland DH.60 Moth light biplane.

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Fairey Aviation Company

The Fairey Aviation Company Limited was a British aircraft manufacturer of the first half of the 20th century based in Hayes in Middlesex and Heaton Chapel and RAF Ringway in Lancashire.

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Fairey FB-1 Gyrodyne

The Fairey FB-1 Gyrodyne was an experimental British rotorcraft that used single lifting rotor and a tractor propeller mounted on the tip of the starboard stub wing to provide both propulsion and anti-torque reaction.

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Focke-Wulf

Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau AG was a German manufacturer of civil and military aircraft before and during World War II.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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James George Weir

Air Commodore James George Weir, (23 May 1887 – 7 November 1973) was an early Scottish aviator and airman.

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Juan de la Cierva

Juan de la Cierva y Codorníu, 1st Count of De La Cierva (21 September 1895 in Murcia, Spain – 9 December 1936 in Croydon, United Kingdom) was a Spanish civil engineer, pilot and aeronautical engineer.

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Limited company

In a limited company, the liability of members or subscribers of the company is limited to what they have invested or guaranteed to the company.

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Lioré et Olivier

Lioré-et-Olivier was a French manufacturer of aircraft of the 20th century, founded in 1912 by Fernand Lioré and Henri Olivier.

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List of Air Ministry specifications

This is a partial list of the British Air Ministry (AM) specifications for aircraft.

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Ministry of Supply

The Ministry of Supply (MoS) was a department of the UK Government formed in 1939 to co-ordinate the supply of equipment to all three British armed forces, headed by the Minister of Supply.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Saunders-Roe

Saunders-Roe Limited, also known as Saro, was a British aero- and marine-engineering company based at Columbine Works, East Cowes, Isle of Wight.

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Saunders-Roe Skeeter

The Saunders-Roe Skeeter was a two-seat training and scout helicopter that was developed and produced by British manufacturer Saunders-Roe ("Saro") of Cowes and Southampton, in the United Kingdom.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Weir Group

The Weir Group plc is an engineering company headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1936 KLM Croydon accident

The 1936 KLM Croydon accident was the crash of a KLM airliner on 9 December 1936, shortly after taking off from the Croydon Air Port (as it was known at the time) on a scheduled flight to Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cierva_Autogiro_Company

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