Course details

Helicopter Theory of Flight


Department of Aeronautics

Semester: Winter
ECTS:4
Study level: MSc
Course code: 47857
Available in 2020/21: Yes

Course description:
A history of helicopter flight. Helicopter operations. Fundamentals of rotor aerodynamics, Momentum Theory Analysis in hovering flight, disc loading (DL) and power loading (PL), Figure of Merit, Blade Element Analysis, helicopter preformance and noise, forward flight performance, performance analysis, autorotation and autorotational performance, helicopter performance and operational limitations (ICAO Annex 6, EU OPS 3), flight planning and monitoring, mass and balance.


Course teachers:
Doris Novak
Tomislav Radišić




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