Originally designated the C.8L Mk IV, the two-seat C.8W was the most powerful of the C.8 line. It was fitted with a 220-horsepower Wright Whirlwind J-5 instead of the British Wolseley Viper used in some previous iterations.
Design authority: Cierva Autogiro Company Ltd.
Primary manufacturer: Cierva Autogiro Company Ltd.
Parent type: No type defined
Aircraft status: No longer flying
VTOL type: Gyroplane
Compound type: N/A compounded with 1 propulsors
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: 1 Rudder
Crew required: 1 in Tandem arrangement
Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)