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Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Online from: 1929

Subject Area: Mechanical & Materials Engineering

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Advances in rotorcraft

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Title:Advances in rotorcraft
Author(s):Terry Ford, (Terry Ford is an aerospace writer who has had many years of experience in the aerospace industry, latterly with British Aerospace, Weybridge, UK)
Citation:Terry Ford, (1997) "Advances in rotorcraft", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 69 Iss: 5, pp.447 - 452
Keywords:Aircraft industry, New technology, R&D
Article type:Technical paper
DOI:10.1108/00022669710367434 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:MCB UP Ltd
Abstract:Reviews recent advances in rotorcraft technology as presented at a recent Royal Aeronautical Society conference on innovation in rotorcraft technology and the 1997 Paris Air Show. Reports research initiatives to improve key rotorcraft technologies in the areas of obstacle detection, vibration and noise reduction and smart structures. Also mentions advances in overcoming rotorcraft speed limitations through use of tiltrotor and tiltwing aircraft.

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