autorotation


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autorotation

(ˌɔːtəʊrəʊˈteɪʃən)
n
(Aeronautics) the continuous rotation of a body in an airflow, such as that of the rotor blades of a helicopter in an unpowered descent
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His assessment of autorotation, the demonstration of low-speed maneuverability in tiltrotors and a more complete understanding of vortex ring state (VRS) are all to his credit.
The AW609 aircraft have so far logged nearly 1,200 hours, with achievements over the past year that include successful completion of envelope expansion, autorotation trials, and improvements in aerodynamics and aircraft systems.
The first simulated engine failure was a 180-degree autorotation.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Tue, Apr 29, 2014 - AgustaWestland has announced its AW609 tiltrotor aircraft completed autorotation trials earlier this month Following on from the completion of flight envelope expansion trials in December 2013, AgustaWestland gave the first customer demonstration flights of the AW609 tiltrotor aircraft in February.
Il test del riflesso vestibolo-oculare (VOR) in autorotazione (vestibulo-ocular reflex autorotation test) (9) e un test sui riflessi centrali: l'input sensoriale e la velocita della testa e l'output motorio e la velocita degli occhi.
Even helicopters have speed-altitude combinations that do not allow a successful autorotation landing.
She shared the morning's program: after a blood draw, a Vestibular Autorotation Test, a Videonystagmography, and an Electronystagmography.
The co-pilot (pilot flying) entered an autorotation while the pilot in command secured the engine control levers.
The simulator enables pilots to practice challenging procedures without risk such as low-level flight, confined area operations, autorotation and landing on platforms at sea.
Preston coroner's court heard how they were practising autorotation manoeuvres, in which the engine's power is cut while the helicopter's blades keep rotating.
And they simply use a process called autorotation to spin through the air.
The Schweizer 269C-1 helicopter struck power cables attached to wooden poles 30ft off the ground at speed while performing an exercise known as autorotation.