rotor blade

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Noun1.rotor blade - the long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the airrotor blade - 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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First Aviation Services Inc., a component maintenance, repair and overhaul for military, corporate and regional aircraft, has announced the acquisition of Florida-based Aviation Blade Services, Inc., a helicopter rotor blade repair, overhaul and modification provider, the company said.
Rotor blade coatings for wind turbines could soon follow," explains Michael Timm, head of marketing & development of the Urethane Systems (URE) business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS.
The repair was first successfully demonstrated on a scrap main rotor blade. The most recent BIM vent repair was the second performed on a production main rotor blade using the AM parts.
"There is evidence that a pair of over-trousers that had been packed in the cabin came out of the helicopter and became entangled in the tail rotor," Chief Commissioner Jane Meares said, ( Straits Times r eported. "Paint marks on the over-trousers matched the color and profile of the tail rotor blades, and marks on a tail rotor blade match a zip and dome connector on the over-trousers."
In the previous publications we showed a promising damage detection and localization performance in a glass fiber composite plate and a rotor blade tip sample.
New Delhi: Suzlon Energy said that it has designed and manufactured India's longest wind turbine blade at its Padubidri Rotor Blade Unit.
The computational domain has an upstream duct connecting the combustion chamber to NGV and a shrouded rotor blade with a tip cavity (Figure 2):
[4] studied on The first stage rotor blade of a two stage gas turbine has been analysed for structural, modal analysis using ANSYS 11.0 which is a powerful Finite Element Method software.
23 March 2017 - UK-based marine engineering services company James Fisher and Sons Plc (LSE: FSJ) has acquired the entire share capital of UK-based wind farm rotor blade inspector Rotos 360 Ltd.
Witnesses said the helicopter's rotor blade struck the roof of a house near the area, but no one in the structure was hurt.
* The report discusses the key growth drivers and challenges related to the wind power market and the rotor blade market.