helicopter performance

helicopter performance

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Typical hover ceiling graph showing the relationship between the helicopter's ability to hover in-ground effect (IGE) or out-ground effect (OGE) versus gross weight and pressure altitude.
The flying properties of a helicopter, which can be expressed quantitatively, including some of the following: top speed, cruising speed, best rate of climb, vertical rate of climb, hovering ceiling in and outside ground effect, payload, range and endurance, and single engine performance.
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Prouty, Helicopter Performance, Stability and Control, Krieger Publishing Company, Melbourne, FL, USA, 2002.
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"With current energy storage technology, payload and endurance will fall short of typical helicopter performance. These values will grow as rapidly maturing technology is integrated on the demonstrator," Miller said.

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