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A source book of helicopters and vertical take-off aircraft

Anthony John Watts

A source book of helicopters and vertical take-off aircraft

by Anthony John Watts

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Published by Ward Lock in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Helicopters -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesHelicopters and vertical take-off aircraft
    StatementAnthony J. Watts.
    SeriesSource book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL716, TL716 W37 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21480642M
    ISBN 10070635897X
    OCLC/WorldCa59674787

      Airbus has announced its plans enter the vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft market by , showcasing a bold new design for a plane being created under the name Vahana. A helicopter, or chopper, is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors. This allows the helicopter to take off and land vertically, to hover, and to .

      Usually referred to simply as the SB-1, this aircraft is a member of the United States Army’s program Future Vertical Lift. The final design is a compound helicopter . A vertical and/or short take-off and landing (V/STOL) aircraft is an airplane able to take-off or land vertically or on short runways. Vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft are a subset of V/STOL craft that do not require runways at all. Generally, a V/STOL aircraft needs to be able to hover. Helicopters are not considered under the V/STOL classification as the classification is only.

      A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors. This allows the helicopter to take off and land vertically, to hover, and to fly forward, backward, and laterally. Starling Jet is billed as the world's first hybrid-electric business aircraft capable of vertical take-off and landing (like a helicopter). In addition to serving high-net worth individuals, the.


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