The missile is used primarily by the U.S. Marine Corps on both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.
Analogizing gyroplanes with helicopters is a little surprising, considering that gyroplanes fly more like fixed-wing airplanes than helicopters.
Both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters are used in this type of surveying.
Six all-weather lifeboats, four helicopters, one fixed-wing aircraft and another 26 vessels joined the search in deteriorating conditions.
It is designed for defence against both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters and can also fire on ground targets.
It was replaced by the fixed-wing aircraft fitted with thermal imaging equipment allowing the crew to keep it in the air until that evening.
In conventional fixed-wing aircraft the pilots have eye contact with the engines.
This system is for fixed-wing and helicopter aircraft and is capable of detecting missile launches.
He said the air guard would, in the first instance, have four helicopter gunships and several fixed-wing aircraft to provide both military support and additional surveillance.
We performed our surveillance missions on the ground with jeep patrols and in the air with helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.