Developed in 1935 in cooperation with Cierva.  The enclosed cabin accomodates two passengers, including the pilot.  The project was canceled due to high vibration and the death of Cierva in 1936.

For more information: AHS History Calendar | February 2015: Westland CL.20 Autogiro

Overview

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Design authority: Westland Aircraft Ltd

Primary manufacturer: Westland Aircraft Ltd

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

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 Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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Aircraft Details

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