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Eurocopter X³

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The Eurocopter X³ (X-Cubed) is an experimental high-speed compound helicopter developed by Airbus Helicopters. [1]

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Active vibration control

Active vibration control is the active application of force in an equal and opposite fashion to the forces imposed by external vibration.

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AHS International

The AHS International, Inc., formerly the American Helicopter Society, is the non-profit technical society for the advancement of vertical flight.

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Airbus Group, Inc.

Airbus Group, Inc. (formerly EADS North America) represents the North American activities of Airbus, the world’s second-largest aerospace and defense company, and the largest in Europe.

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Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters SAS (formerly Eurocopter Group) is the helicopter manufacturing division of Airbus.

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The airframe of an aircraft is its mechanical structure.

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Armed Aerial Scout

The Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) was the planned replacement for the OH-58 Kiowa in United States Army service.

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Aviation Week

The Aviation Week Network is a New-York based B2B publishing and event production company.

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Aviation Week & Space Technology

Aviation Week & Space Technology, often abbreviated Aviation Week or AW&ST, is the flagship magazine of the Aviation Week Network.

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Carter PAV

The Carter PAV (Personal Air Vehicle) is a two-bladed, compound autogyro developed by Carter Aviation Technologies to demonstrate slowed rotor technology.

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Clean Sky

Clean Sky Joint Undertaking (CSJU) is a public-private partnership between the European Commission and the European aeronautics industry that coordinates and funds research activities to deliver significantly quieter and more environmentally friendly aircraft.

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Closed wing

A closed wing is a non-planar wing that closes back on itself, so that there are no wing tips.

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Design review (U.S. government)

In the United States military integrated acquisition lifecycle the Technical section has multiple acquisition "Technical Reviews".

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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Direction générale de l'armement

The Direction générale de l’armement (DGA; English: Directorate General of Armaments), is the French Government Defense procurement and technology agency responsible for the program management, development and purchase of weapon systems for the French military.

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Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin

The Airbus Helicopters AS365 Dauphin (Dolphin), also formerly known as the Aérospatiale SA 365 Dauphin 2, is a medium-weight multipurpose twin-engine helicopter currently produced by Airbus Helicopters.

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Eurocopter EC155

The Eurocopter EC155 (now Airbus Helicopters H155) is a long-range medium-lift passenger transport helicopter developed by Eurocopter from its Dauphin family for civil aviation use.

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Fairey Rotodyne

The Fairey Rotodyne was a 1950s British compound gyroplane designed and built by Fairey Aviation and intended for commercial and military applications.

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Flight airspeed record

An air speed record is the highest airspeed attained by an aircraft of a particular class.

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Flightglobal is an online news and information website which covers the aviation and aerospace industries.

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Future Vertical Lift

Future Vertical Lift (FVL) is a plan to develop a family of military helicopters for the United States Armed Forces.

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A gyrodyne is a type of VTOL aircraft with a helicopter rotor-like system that is driven by its engine for takeoff and landing and also includes one or more conventional propellers to provide forward thrust during cruising flight.

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A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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International Trade Administration

The International Trade Administration (ITA) is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce that promotes United States exports of nonagricultural U.S. services and goods.

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Istres-Le Tubé Air Base

Istres-Le Tubé Air Base (Base Aérienne 125 or BA 125) is a large multi-role tasked French Air Force base located near Istres, northwest of Marseille, France.

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Kamov Ka-92

The Kamov Ka-92 is a high-speed coaxial helicopter design proposed by Kamov of Russia in competition with the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant for a $1.3 billion project by the Russian government for development of a high-speed helicopter.

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Le Monde

Le Monde (The World) is a French daily afternoon newspaper founded by Hubert Beuve-Méry at the request of Charles de Gaulle (as Chairman of the Provisional Government of the French Republic) on 19 December 1944, shortly after the Liberation of Paris, and published continuously since its first edition.

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Lift (force)

A fluid flowing past the surface of a body exerts a force on it.

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List of rotorcraft

This is a list of rotorcraft, including helicopters, autogyros, rotor kites and convertiplanes.

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Mil Mi-X1

Mil Mi-X1 is a high-speed helicopter being proposed by Mil of Russia.

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Musée de l’air et de l’espace

The Musée de l'air et de l'espace, (English: Air and Space Museum), is a French aerospace museum, located at the south-eastern edge of Le Bourget Airport, north of Paris, and in the commune of Le Bourget.

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Paris Air Show

The Paris Air Show (Salon international de l'aéronautique et de l'espace de Paris-Le Bourget, Salon du Bourget) is the largest Air Show before UK's Farnborough, followed by Dubai Air Show or Singapore Airshow.

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Piasecki X-49

The Piasecki X-49 "SpeedHawk" is an American four-bladed, twin-engined experimental high-speed compound helicopter under development by Piasecki Aircraft.

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Popular Mechanics

Popular Mechanics is a classic magazine of popular science and technology.

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Pusher configuration

In a vehicle with a pusher configuration (as opposed to a tractor configuration), the propeller(s) are mounted behind their respective engine(s).

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Retreating blade stall

Retreating blade stall is a hazardous flight condition in helicopters and other rotary wing aircraft, where the rotor blade with the smaller resultant relative wind exceeds the critical angle.

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Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Revolutions per minute

Revolutions per minute (abbreviated rpm, RPM, rev/min, r/min) is the number of turns in one minute.

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Rolls-Royce Turbomeca RTM322

The Rolls-Royce Turbomeca RTM322 is a turboshaft engine produced by Rolls-Royce Turbomeca Limited, a joint venture between Rolls-Royce plc and Turbomeca.

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Safran Aneto

The Safran Aneto is a turboshaft family targeted for the super-medium and heavy helicopters, developed by Safran Helicopter Engines, unveiled at London's Helitech on 3 October 2017 and covering the range.

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Search and rescue

Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger.

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Sikorsky X2

The Sikorsky X2 is an experimental high-speed compound helicopter with coaxial rotors developed by Sikorsky Aircraft.

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Slowed rotor

Slowed rotor is a concept in designing and flying certain rotorcraft.

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Tail rotor

The tail rotor is a smaller rotor mounted so that it rotates vertically or near-vertically at the end of the tail of a traditional single-rotor helicopter.

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The Engineer (magazine)

The Engineer is a London-based monthly magazine covering the latest developments and business news in engineering and technology in the UK and internationally.

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Thrust is a reaction force described quantitatively by Newton's third law.

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A turboshaft engine is a form of gas turbine that is optimized to produce shaft power rather than jet thrust.

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United States Department of Commerce

The United States Department of Commerce is the Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with promoting economic growth.

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V8 engine

A V8 engine is an eight-cylinder V configuration engine with the cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two sets (or banks) of four, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft.

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Vibration isolation

Vibration isolation is the process of isolating an object, such as a piece of equipment, from the source of vibrations.

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Wired (magazine)

Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurocopter_X³

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