rotorhead


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rotorhead

n. a helicopter pilot or member of a helicopter crew. (Military. Also a term of address.) Radio those rotorheads and tell them to get back to the base, now!
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The Rotorhead features an overall length of 9 11/16 inches and a blade length of 4.
The work features installation of new glass cockpits and avionics, a folding main rotorhead and tail, and better undercarriage.
Removing this component also requires the removal of the rotorhead hub.
Next, gear adrift can easily become FOD--especially in a helicopter where you open a door under a turning rotorhead.
The company specializes in the manufacture and overhaul of flight critical rotorhead components and also manufactures structural components and assemblies for both fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
In addition to the Meldin[R] 5330 material being installed in landing gear, their OmniSeal[R] spring-energized seals have been qualified as a sealing solution in various sections of the rotorhead in military helicopters and their Meldin[R] 7001 polyimide material and OmniSeal[R] seal combine to form OmniGasket[TM], a high-performance gasket used as a flanged sealing component on aircraft wing slats and their deicing telescopic duct system.
GBA has previously built and flown two prototype aircraft utilizing patented rotorhead technology.
com)-- Saint-Gobain Seals' OmniSeal[R] spring-energized seals have been qualified as a sealing solution in various sections of rotorhead in military helicopters.
The work will involve fitting new glass cockpits and avionics, a folding main rotorhead and tail, and an improved undercarriage.
Modeled on the autogyros of the 1930's but with advanced 1990's design and performance, the GBA Hawks incorporate patented rotorhead technology making them capable of fulfilling ninety percent of the jobs of a helicopter at a fraction of the operating cost.
Modeled on the autogyros of the 1930's but incorporating significantly advanced 1990's design and performance, the GBA Hawks incorporate patented rotorhead technology making them capable of fulfilling ninety percent of the jobs of a helicopter at a fraction of the cost.
GBA has been awarded American and international patents covering the Hawk's variable pitch rotorhead, and in September 1996 the company announced an order for 200 Hawk III gyroplanes (the production designation for the H2X) from China's Shanghai Energy and Chemical Co.
The new HLR will feature upgraded engines, improved rotor blades, new avionics, new rotorhead, improved survivability, and longer service life.
GenMech has annual revenues of approximately $14 million and specializes in the manufacture and overhaul of flight critical rotorhead components for helicopters and structural components for fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
Scientific-Atlanta's RADS-AT is a fully automatic system that features expert diagnostics which indicate to users the precise rotorhead adjustments required to achieve smooth flight.