While I was reading news, I came across this image of Marine One:
This is Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
On a closer look, I see there are two big exhausts just under the blades at the top of Marine One. And there is also a big wing at the end of Marine One.
I know I would be wrong, but I am not sure about it: I thought these two things are inter-related to each other in case of rotor failure, i.e if the rotor fails then the exhaust would pump out air backwards like a blast giving it forward thrust, and the wing at the end would help it in direction or upward/downward thrust balance (just like in F1 racing cars). Essentially making it work like a plane for some time until it lands safely.
I tried searching about it, but could not get information about it. I did come across an older Marine One image whose exhaust is too small and is at the side rather than at the back and this does not have a wing at the back:
This is Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
I have 3 questions:
- Why is the exhaust at the back of new Marine One so big now?
- Why is there a wing at the back of the new Marine One ?
- What would happen if rotor blades of Marine One fail ?