single-rotor helicopter

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Noun1.single-rotor helicopter - a helicopter having a single rotor
eggbeater, helicopter, whirlybird, chopper - an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
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As mentioned before, the ground effect for single-rotor helicopters has been extensively studied in the literature [11-16].
This paper has provided a precise characterization of the ground effect for multirotors in different situations, which has been modelled similar to single-rotor helicopters in many cases in the literature.
In single-rotor helicopters, almost 33% of the total vehicle drag can be caused by the parasitic drag from the hub.

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