rotary wing

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ro′tary wing′


n.
an airfoil that rotates about an approximately vertical axis, as that supporting a helicopter or autogiro in flight.
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Noun1.rotary wing - the long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the airrotary wing - the long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the air
aerofoil, airfoil, control surface, surface - a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight
main rotor - rotor consisting of large rotating airfoils on a single-rotor helicopter that produce the lift to support the helicopter in the air
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Request to view the full report TOC, figure and tables: https://www.mrrse.com/sample/3106 On the basis of aircraft type, the global market is segmented into fixed wing and rotary wing. The fixed wing segment involves the aircrafts that are lifted by their immovable wings and generally have larger seating capacity and weight than the rotary wings aircraft.
Occasionally a low-flying helicopter with twin rotary wings vibrates the windows, something we normally would not notice, but we are all hyper-sensitive now, fatigued and stressed.

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