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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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The SkyHook JHL-40 aircraft when operational will be capable of carrying payloads that are "unmatched by any rotorcraft in existence today," he says.
Specifically designed to power single-engine rotorcraft, the 1U is a derivative of the Ardiden 1H1 1,400 shp engine.
and the Brazilian Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica (ITA) said they have launched the Collaboration for Rotorcraft Innovation to accelerate the development of rotorcraft technologists in Brazil.
Burks will give his perspective not only as the editor of Rotorcraft Pro magazine, but also as an experienced pilot of both fixed- and rotor-wing aircraft.
rotorcraft manufacturers could lose business to foreign competitors.
(NYSE: UTX) subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft said it has unveiled the first of two S-97 RAIDER helicopter prototypes, signaling the start of activities in the program's test flight phase and a major step toward demonstrating the new armed reconnaissance rotorcraft featuring X2 Technology designed for military missions.
Rotorcraft Pro is also pleased to announce this year's HeliSuccess scholarship recipients: Theresa LaRue from Civic Helicopters and Daniel Amos from Specialized Helicopters.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia operates a fleet of Boeing fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms.
That spike comes at the tail end of a decade's worth of growth, with new military rotorcraft production and overhauls buoying the world market, reported Forecast International.
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