The Fairey Rotodyne was a 1950s British compound gyroplane and basis for the DARPA Transformer program

 The Fairey Rotodyne was designed and built by Fairey Aviation and intended for commercial and military applications.[1] A development of the earlier Gyrodyne which had established a world helicopter speed record, the Rotodyne featured a tip-jet-powered rotor that burned a mixture of fuel and compressed air bled from two wing-mounted Napier Eland turboprops. The rotor … More The Fairey Rotodyne was a 1950s British compound gyroplane and basis for the DARPA Transformer program

GROEN BROTHERS AVIATION ENTERS COOPERATIVE JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENT FOR PRODUCTION IN CHINA OF LIGHT GYROPLANES

  Salt Lake City, Utah – January 15, 2011 – Groen Brothers Aviation, Inc. (“GBA”) (stock symbol “GNBA”), announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Groen Brothers Aviation International, LLC (“Groen LLC”), formed to participate in the joint venture, has entered into an agreement with Guangzhou Suntrans Aviation Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (“Suntrans”) to form … More GROEN BROTHERS AVIATION ENTERS COOPERATIVE JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENT FOR PRODUCTION IN CHINA OF LIGHT GYROPLANES