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The Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight is a medium-lift tandem-rotor transport helicopter powered by twin turboshaft aircraft engines.

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Does a dual-rotor helicoptor like the Chinook transition from hover to forward flight differently than a single rotor helicopter?

I watched this video of an RAF Chinook taking off vertically and transitioning to forward flight. I'm curious if the method for increasing lift to move forward, controlled by the cyclic in a single ...
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What are the differences between the CH-46 and the CH-47?

The CH-46 and the CH-47 Chinook are very similar-looking aircraft and seem to serve similar purposes - only though for different branches of the U.S. military. What are the differences between the CH-...
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Is it possible to fly a tandem-rotor helicopter after a single rotor failure?

Tandem-rotor helicopters, such as the Boeing CH-46 Sea Knight and CH-47 Chinook, are helicopters with rotors distant by more than 10 m. Photo by Cpl. Ryan Carpenter on SNAFU It seems unlikely a ...
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