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Helicopters, EA-3222

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(updated 27 March 2006)

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  1. Course Outline
  2. Helicopter History
  3. Helicopter Configurations
  4. Basic Aerodynamics
  5. The Rotor In Hover – Momentum Theory
  6. Vertical Flight – Climb and Descent
  7. Forward Flight
  8. Blade Element Theory
  9. Blade Dynamics I
  10. Blade Dynamics II
  11. Dynamic Stall
  12. Helicopter Performance – Part 1
  13. Helicopter Performance – Part 2

  • Exam Paper, 2005

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