rotor head

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Synonyms for rotor head

the axis around which the major rotor of a helicopter turns

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Other construction elements made of fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) as the load-bearing material can include generator shafts, rotor hubs or parts in the tower and in the nacelle.
These positions were selected to better highlight the effect of flow structures: interactions of the vanes wakes and rotor blades and the vane shroud secondary flows with the blade tip leakage vortex, in addition to the vane hub secondary flow with the rotor hub secondary flow.
The rotor hub designed based on this subjective process is tested in a wind tunnel, leading to an expensive process if design changes are to be implemented and tested again."
Powered by two Pratt and Whitney Canada PW207E engines, the MD Explorer features a fully articulated main rotor system, bearingless composite flexbeams and rotor hub.
The two-tower sections will be erected first, with the nacelle, the rotor hub and blades then added.
The company recently grounded and then reinstated its EC135 model of helicopters after cracks were found in a rotor hub shaft.
A safety warning was issued by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) after a crack was discovered on the main rotor hub of a Eurocopter EC135 aircraft in Scotland.
A crack was discovered on the main rotor hub of one Eurocopter EC135 helicopter, prompting a safety warning by the European Aviation Safety Agency (Easa).
NSN 1730-01- Part # Item Name 593-9707 CH-47-202 Cover, aircraft ground 593-9690 CH-47-063 Cover, fwd rotor hub 593-9716 CH-47-068 Cover, aircraft ground 593-9723 CH-47-064 Cover, aft rotor hub 593-9684 CH-47-067 Cover, set 593-9711 CH-47-075 Cover, aircraft ground 593-9702 CH-47-076 Cover, aircraft ground 593-9729 CH-47-073 Cover, aircraft ground 594-2207 CH-47-074 M130, flare cover, rh 593-9515 CH-47-150 Cover, aircraft ground 593-9662 CH-47-127 Cover, console set 593-9697 CH-47-124 Cover, aircraft ground 593-9736 CH-47-128 Cover, aircraft ground 593-9359 CH-47-060 Cover, aircraft engine 593-9488 CH-47-059 Cover, aircraft engine
Ever since the helicopter came into possession of the Auburn veterans it has been missing the component that attaches the blades to the engine's rotor hub, the veterans say.
Our plan was to lift the rotor hub, traverse the helicopter aft, position the rotor stand beneath the suspended rotor head, and lower the rotor head onto the stand.
Co-developed with North Carolina-based corporation Lord and partly funded by the US Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate, HMVS works by controlling vibration at its source - the rotor hub and blades.
As with the aviation propeller, wind turbine pitch control is achieved by either a hydraulic or an electrical mechanism mounted in the rotor hub assembly, to rotate all blades simultaneously about their axes.