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Cierva C.8

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The Cierva C.8 was an experimental autogyro built by Juan de la Cierva in England in 1926 in association with Avro. [1]

23 relations: AHS International, Air Ministry, Armstrong Siddeley Lynx, Autogyro, Avro, Avro 504, Avro 552, Bert Hinkler, Cierva Autogiro Company, Cierva C.6, Clerget-Blin, Hamble-le-Rice, Harold Frederick Pitcairn, James George Weir, Juan de la Cierva, King's Cup Race, Musée de l’air et de l’espace, National Air and Space Museum, Royal Aircraft Establishment, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, Wolseley Viper, Wright Whirlwind series, 1926 in aviation.

AHS International

The AHS International, Inc., formerly the American Helicopter Society, is the non-profit technical society for the advancement of vertical flight.

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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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Armstrong Siddeley Lynx

The Armstrong Siddeley Lynx is a British seven-cylinder aero engine developed by Armstrong Siddeley.

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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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Avro

Avro was a British aircraft manufacturer.

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Avro 504

The Avro 504 was a First World War biplane aircraft made by the Avro aircraft company and under licence by others.

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Avro 552

The Avro 552 was a British light biplane aircraft produced in the early 1920s.

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Bert Hinkler

Herbert John Louis Hinkler (8 December 1892 – 7 January 1933), better known as Bert Hinkler, was a pioneer Australian aviator (dubbed "Australian Lone Eagle") and inventor. He designed and built early aircraft before being the first person to fly solo from England to Australia, and the first person to fly solo across the Southern Atlantic Ocean. He married in 1932 at the age of 39, and died less than a year later after crashing into remote countryside near Florence, Italy during a solo flight record attempt.

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Cierva Autogiro Company

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

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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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Clerget-Blin

Clerget-Blin (full name being Société Clerget-Blin et Cie) was a French precision engineering company formed in 1913 by the engineer and inventor Pierre Clerget and industrialist Eugène Blin.

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Hamble-le-Rice

Hamble-le-Rice is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Eastleigh in Hampshire, UK.

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Harold Frederick Pitcairn

Harold Frederick Pitcairn (June 20, 1897 – April 24, 1960) was an American aviation inventor and pioneer.

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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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King's Cup Race

The King's Cup Race is an annual British handicapped cross-country air race, is run by the and was first contested on 8 September 1922.

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Musée de l’air et de l’espace

The Musée de l'air et de l'espace, (English: Air and Space Museum), is a French aerospace museum, located at the south-eastern edge of Le Bourget Airport, north of Paris, and in the commune of Le Bourget.

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National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the NASM, is a museum in Washington, D.C..

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Royal Aircraft Establishment

The Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) was a British research establishment, known by several different names during its history, that eventually came under the aegis of the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), before finally losing its identity in mergers with other institutions.

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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

Willow Grove is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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Wolseley Viper

The Wolseley Viper is a British-built, high-compression derivative of the Hispano Suiza HS-8 liquid-cooled V-8 engine, built under licence by Wolseley Motors during World War I. It powered later models of the S.E.5a, SPAD VII and other British or British-built aircraft designed for the Hispano-Suiza.

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Wright Whirlwind series

The Wright Whirlwind was a family of air-cooled radial aircraft engines built by Wright Aeronautical (originally an independent company, later a division of Curtiss-Wright).

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1926 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1926.

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Avro 586, Avro 587, Avro 611, Avro 617, Pitcairn-Cierva C-8.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cierva_C.8

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