Lucien Chauvière: Giroptère
Lucien Chauviere: Giroptere

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Market original model designation
Giroptère
Market model designation (english translation or spelling)
Giroptere
Date of prototype completion
1927
Country of manufacture
France
Config info
Rotorcraft typeAutogyro
Weights
Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)
1375
kg
Main rotor
Main rotor type
Flapping blades
Main rotor diameter
13.60
m
Main rotor direction of rotation
Counterclockwise
Prerotation type
Mechanical
Number of blades
4
Propeller
Mode
Pulling
Propeller direction of rotation
Clockwise
Powerplant
Engine model
Renault
Number of engines
1
Total maximum power
230
HP
0.0481