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A Fenestron (sometimes alternatively referred to as a fantail or a "fan-in-fin" arrangementLeishman 2006, p. 321.) is a protected tail rotor of a helicopter operating like a ducted fan. [1]

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Aérospatiale, sometimes styled Aerospatiale, was a French state-owned aerospace manufacturer that built both civilian and military aircraft, rockets and satellites.

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Aérospatiale Gazelle

The Aérospatiale Gazelle is a French five-seat helicopter, commonly used for light transport, scouting and light attack duties.

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Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma

The Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma is a four-bladed, twin-engined medium transport/utility helicopter.

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Aérospatiale SA 360 Dauphin

The Aérospatiale SA 360 Dauphin was a single-engine French utility helicopter developed as a replacement for Aérospatiale's Alouette III in the early 1970s and to fill a gap in the company's product line in the six to ten-seat helicopter category.

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Aerial reconnaissance

Aerial reconnaissance is reconnaissance for a military or strategic purpose that is conducted using reconnaissance aircraft.

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Aerospace engineering

Aerospace engineering is the primary field of engineering concerned with the development of aircraft and spacecraft.

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Airbus Helicopters

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

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Airbus Helicopters H160

The Airbus Helicopters H160 (formerly X4) is a medium utility helicopter being developed by Airbus Helicopters.

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The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.

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Boeing–Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche

The Boeing–Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche is an advanced five-blade armed reconnaissance and attack helicopter designed for the United States Army.

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Cierva Autogiro Company

The Cierva Autogiro Company was a British firm established in 1926 to develop the autogyro.

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Composite material

A composite material (also called a composition material or shortened to composite, which is the common name) is a material made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties that, when combined, produce a material with characteristics different from the individual components.

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Cyril Pullin

Cyril Pullin (18 August 1892 – 23 April 1973) was a British inventor, engineer and motorcycle race driver.

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Ducted fan

A ducted fan is a propulsion arrangement whereby a mechanical fan, which is a type of propeller, is mounted within a cylindrical shroud or duct.

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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 EC120 Colibri

The Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) EC120 Colibri (Hummingbird) is a five-seat, single-engine, light utility helicopter.

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Eurocopter EC130

The Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) EC130 (now H130) is a single engine light utility helicopter developed from the earlier Eurocopter AS350 Écureuil, one of the primary changes from which was the adoption of a Fenestron anti-torque device in place of a conventional tail rotor.

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Eurocopter EC135

The Eurocopter EC135 (now Airbus Helicopters H135) is a twin-engine civil light utility helicopter produced by Airbus Helicopters (formerly known as Eurocopter).

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Eurocopter EC145

The Eurocopter EC145 (now Airbus Helicopters H145) is a twin-engine light utility helicopter developed and manufactured by Eurocopter, which was rebranded as Airbus Helicopters in 2014.

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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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Eurocopter EC635

The Eurocopter EC635 (now Airbus Helicopters H135M) is a multi-purpose light helicopter developed by Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) as a military version of the Eurocopter EC135.

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Eurocopter HH-65 Dolphin

The Eurocopter HH-65 Dolphin is a twin-engine, single main rotor, medevac-capable search and rescue (SAR) helicopter operated by the United States Coast Guard (USCG).

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Foreign object damage

In aviation, foreign object debris (FOD) is any article or substance, alien to an aircraft or system, which could potentially cause damage.

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Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Guimbal Cabri G2

The Guimbal Cabri G2 is a two-seat light helicopter produced by Hélicoptères Guimbal, powered by a reciprocating engine.

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Harbin Z-9

The Harbin Z-9 (NATO reporting name "Haitun", for Dolphin) is a Chinese military utility helicopter with civilian variants.

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

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Holding company

A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.

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Kamov JSC (Камов) is a Russian rotorcraft manufacturing company based in Lyubertsy, Russia.

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Kamov Ka-60

The Kamov Ka-60/62 Kasatka ("Касатка": "Killer whale") is a Russian helicopter that first flew on 24 December 1998.

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries

is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of motorcycles, heavy equipment, aerospace and defense equipment, rolling stock and ships.

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Kawasaki OH-1

The Kawasaki OH-1 (nickname: "Ninja") is a military scout/observation helicopter developed and manufactured by the Kawasaki Aerospace Company.

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Licensed production

Licensed production refers to the local production under license of technology developed elsewhere.

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NOTAR (no tail rotor) is a helicopter system which avoids the use of a tail rotor.

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Occitan language

Occitan, also known as lenga d'òc (langue d'oc) by its native speakers, is a Romance language.

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Safety is the state of being "safe" (from French sauf), the condition of being protected from harm or other non-desirable outcomes.

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Stealth helicopter

Stealth helicopters are helicopters that incorporate stealth technology to avoid detection.

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Sud Aviation

Sud-Aviation (Southern Aviation) was a French state-owned aircraft manufacturer, originating from the merger of Sud-Est (SNCASE, or Société nationale des constructions aéronautiques du sud-est) and Sud-Ouest (SNCASO or Société nationale des constructions aéronautiques du sud-ouest) on 1 March 1957.

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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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Torque, moment, or moment of force is rotational force.

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Transmission (mechanics)

A transmission is a machine in a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.

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United States Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.

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University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland, College Park (commonly referred to as the University of Maryland, UMD, or simply Maryland) is a public research university located in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland, approximately from the northeast border of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1856, the university is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland.

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Weir Group

The Weir Group plc is an engineering company headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Wingtip vortices

Wingtip vortices are circular patterns of rotating air left behind a wing as it generates lift.

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

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