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Which aeronautical term is an aircraft that derives its lift from rotating lifting surfaces?

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Timothy Norman on January 12, 2018

The answer is rotorcraft. A rotorcraft uses lift generated by wings that revolve or rotate around a mast. In general, the rotorcraft including aircraft such as helicopters, gyrodynes, cyclocopters, and autogyros that the use of one or more rotors to provide lift during the flight. For example, in a helicopter, there is a to the left or to the right of the periodical movement of the remote control a swinging motion of the rotor.

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