rotary wing


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Related to rotary wing: rotorcraft
  • noun

Synonyms for rotary wing

the long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the air

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Maintenance crews have already stripped the Rotary Wing Groups double-decker bus-sized helicopters and packed them into a pair of Royal Australian Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircrafts for the return trip to Australia.
With the rotary wing platform launch, both companies aim to emerge, in the near future, as key partners to the Indian armed forces.
As an IPT lead in the Advanced Tactical Aircraft Protection Systems Program Office, I help provide the fleet a quality radar warning receiver system that is designed to offer maximum survivability on fixed wing, rotary wing, tilt rotor, and transport aircraft.
We are proud to be partnering with the Ningbo International Airport and Logistics Administration Committee in sharing our experience and supporting rotary wing aircraft, as well as helping develop China s general aviation industry.
Employing advanced waveform technology, the Hughes rotary wing system enables seamless transmissions through rotor blades over both Ka and Ku-band satellite channels with zero packet loss.
FARNBOROUGH, England -- L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today at the Farnborough International Airshow that its Link Simulation and Training (Link) division is launching a scalable, reconfigurable and networked helicopter combined arms tactical trainer system designed to provide virtual training for any platform in the worldwide military rotary wing fleet.
The technology will assist visual and instrument flight rules for fixed and rotary wing aircraft at two new Saudi Arabian airfields - Khashm al-An Airfield, east of Riyadh, and Dirab Airfield, southwest of Riyadh.
Our businesses cater to both Fixed and Rotary Wing operators Worldwide and we will continue to make capital investments in facilities to strengthen our ability to support our customers.
They are: 153A rotary wing aviator, 250N network management technician, 251 A information systems technician, 254A signal systems technician, and 882A mobility officer, which was authorized two years ago.
Also known as the "Battle Herk," the KC-130 is the primary aerial refueling platform for both Marine fixed wing aircraft and CH-53 Sea/Super Stallion rotary wing and MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft.
The various versions of the AN/UPX-40, AN/UPX-40(V), and AN/UPX-505 multi-mode interrogator have been delivered and are currently under contract for rotary wing, fixed wing, and surface platforms, meeting demanding mission requirements.
The technology will help visual and instrument flight rules for fixed and rotary wing aircraft at two new Saudi Arabian airfields Khashm al-An Airfield, east of Riyadh, and Dirab Airfield, southwest of Riyadh.
However, similar to our other business units, we wanted to differentiate the Rotary Wing from the Fixed Wing business.
In Bahrain, Det 2 was tasked with several direct combat support missions during OIF, including the first sorties flown by Navy rotary wing aircraft north of Umm Qasr during the initial days of the war.
EADS North America will produce the UH-145 rotary wing aircraft, the company's offering for the U.