Weir W.3

 

A comprehensive description of the aircraft can be found in an article from FLIGHT, 23 July 1936.

 

 

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Overview
Parent type *No Type assigned
Variant *No Variant assigned
Design authority G. and J. Weir, Ltd
Primary manufacturer G. and J. Weir, Ltd
Key Characteristics
Operational status No longer flying
Crew 1
Seating arrangement Single seater
Configuration
VTOL type Gyroplane
Compound type None
Lift configuration Single main rotor
Control device type Rudder
Features
Number of engines 1
Number of propulsors 1
Number of lift devices 1
Number of control devices 1

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Aircraft Notes

Ref. Author(s) Title Source Date Type
285 FLIGHT Staff The New Autogiros Flightglobal/Archive July 23, 1936 Periodical
  Comprehensive description of the Weir W.3 and images of the key members of the design and development team