A modification of the C.8 developed the same year, 1927.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Cierva Autogiro Company Ltd.

Primary manufacturer: Cierva Autogiro Company Ltd.

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Gyroplane

Compound type: Lift

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Rudder

Dedicated propulsion devices: 1

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Tandem

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Width: 11.89 m (39.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Armstrong Siddeley Lynx reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Armstrong Siddeley

Take-off / rated power: 149 kW (200 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 1080 kg (2380 lb)

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