rotorcraft


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rotorcraft

A heavier-than-air aircraft (an aerodyne) which throughout all or part of its flight derives the whole or part of its lift from rotor(s) rotating in a substantially horizontal plane. A helicopter is a rotorcraft.
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With our successful track record in organising the Singapore Airshow, I am confident that we will be able to establish Rotorcraft Asia to be an integral part of the eco-system that supports Singapore's growth as a major aviation hub.
Enidine is excited to feature its military and commercial rotorcraft solutions at this year's Helitech International, said Ryan Evans, Aerospace Product Manager with ITT's Control Technologies business.
Bauchau brings thirty-plus years of experience in the rotorcraft field to the university.
The Rotorcraft Business Leaders Forum in the morning will address the key business and strategy issues facing the rotorcraft industry over the next five to ten years.
From July 20 through August 5, the Top 20 innovative products and services will go to a Rotorcraft Pro Facebook vote-off where the public decides.
The initiative aims to increase undergraduate exposure to rotorcraft principles as part of a well-rounded aerospace engineering education in a country whose military already flies both BLACK HAWK and SEAHAWK helicopters.
At the industry's peak, the Pentagon spent more than $10 billion a year on rotorcraft.
Ray Edwards, Managing Director, AgustaWestland said 'Today's announcement marks the start of a new era for Britain's rotorcraft industry.
The re-branding is said to be a step towards the companya[euro](tm)s goal of building the largest and best independent rotorcraft technical services company in the south of the US.
venture into gas turbine-powered rotorcraft and will complement the company's
In this final year, the team will complete development of Reconfigurable Tooling Systems (RTS) for depot-level repair of Army rotorcraft and transfer that technology to the depots.
Army's centerpiece for full-spectrum dominance and total force protection in the 21st century, and new leading-edge advanced concept projects such as the Unmanned Combat Armed Rotorcraft.