noun (plural same)
A rotary-wing aircraft, such as a helicopter or autogiro.
- 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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