Definition of rotorcraft in English:


Syllabification: ro·tor·craft
Pronunciation: /ˈrōdərˌkraft

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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