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rotor blade

noun, Aeronautics
1.
one airfoil of the rotor of a rotary-wing aircraft.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • Eventually, a series of batteries will be set into the rotor blade and used to selectively morph it.
  • The high twist is representative of atilt rotor blade and is defined as the baseline case for this study.
  • The rotor blade planform and twist were similar to the equivalent full-scale blade.
  • High-quality rotor blade deflection data sets are relatively rare.
  • During the impact, three-fourths of one main rotor blade separated and was not recovered from the river.

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