disk loading


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disk loading

[′disk ‚lōd·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
A measure which expresses the design gross weight of a helicopter as a function of the swept areas of the lifting rotor.
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All this prove that the far-field of the helical antenna with metal disk loading is circular-polarized field.
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