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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The pilot immediately initiated an autorotation toward a golf course but obstacles forced him to land short in a parking lot.
Gyro Air Displays Team A marvel of the skies dating from 1923, the Autogyro - also known as a gyrocopter - uses autorotation to propel itself through the air by using a helicopter like freespinning rotor powered by the air from below.
Through Bell Helicopter's high inertia rotor system, Bell Helicopter has demonstrated throughout the flight test program exceptional autorotation capability that is part of the Jet Ranger legacy.
landing area even if one is within the limited autorotation radius.
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.
The upgrade from manual to autorotation has brought about revolutionary changes to the user experience when taking photos with a mobile phone.
The ATP/PIC entered autorotation while the private pilot unsuccessfully attempted to restart the engine before the Robie struck trees, a fence and nosed over (into a ditch?
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.
Autorotation of mandible following setback was insufficient in 2 cases.