tiltrotor


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tiltrotor

(ˈtɪltˌrəʊtə)
n
an aircraft with rotors that can be tilted
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a producer of commercial and military, manned and unmanned vertical-lift aircraft and the pioneer of the revolutionary tiltrotor aircraft.
The V-280 Valor is a next-generation tiltrotor that is designed to provide unmatched agility, speed, range and payload capabilities at an affordable cost, the company said.
Contract Awarded for Providing technical analysis, engineering and integration services to support the V-22 tiltrotor military aircraft platform.
Marine Corps Tiltrotor Medium Lift MV-22B Ospreys on Aug.
Neither of the concepts themselves are particularly new with both design ideas going back to the previous century: Bell's XV-15 tiltrotor first flew in May 1977 while Lockheed Martin's AH-56 Cheyenne had a fourbladed rigid rotor with a tail mounted pusher propeller that first flew in September 1967.
The tiltrotor helicopter has taken part in the Australian-US military exercise "Talisman Sabre," which has just concluded in Queensland.
Two years later, when Cpl Jordan Spears with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163, died after bailing out of an MV-22B Osprey while deployed in the Persian Gulf with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, the three friends made a decision.
NASA's 10-engine tiltrotor drone NASA's new 10-engine drone looks like someone Frankensteined together a C-130, V-22 Osprey, and a Harrier for good measure.
The first civilian tiltrotor aircraft is now in development and could reach the market by 2017, officials from AgustaWestland announced at Helicopter Association International's Heli-Expo held in Orlando, Florida, in March.
company, announced today the revolutionary Bell Boeing V-22 fleet of tiltrotor aircraft has recently passed the 250,000 flight hour milestone.
In the end, AMC concluded that a new heavy-lift tiltrotor would be the "most operationally effective of all the options.
But he is skeptical that tiltrotor aircraft will take the place of conventional helicopters, he told reporters in May.