Definition of rotorcraft in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊtəkrɑːft

noun (plural same)

  • A rotary wing aircraft, such as a helicopter or autogiro.
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    • More rotorcraft fly the skies above the big Brazilian metropolis than anywhere else in South America.
    • They have also tested fully autonomous landings and semi-autonomous take-offs for the gas-powered rotorcraft.
    • Looking farther into the future, the Army has a requirement for and has begun concept development of a future utility rotorcraft equipped with an advanced gas turbine engine.

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