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Propellers and Rotors

Types of propellers

Types of propellers

Credit - NASA

Blade rotation produces thrust and torque

Blade rotation produces thrust and torque

Credit - NASA

Pitch of propeller blades

Pitch of propeller blades

Credit - NASA

Propeller terminology

Propeller terminology

Credit - NASA

Use of pitch control

Use of pitch control

Credit - NASA

Aircraft with contrarotating blades

Aircraft with contrarotating blades

Credit - NASA

Helicopter rotor configurations

Helicopter rotor configurations

Credit - NASA

Helicopter forward motion

Helicopter forward motion

Credit - NASA

   
 



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