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Helicopter attitude during take-off and landing (wheels, not skids)

In a conventional helicopter (main rotor plus tail rotor) the main rotor is normally tilted some 3 to 5° forward. This is done in order to give the thrust a forward component which partially ...
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Helicopter attitude during take-off and landing (wheels, not skids)

Helicopters with wheels tend to be the heavier ones, whose downwash while hovering near the ground is strong enough to be dangerous ("goes out and up hundreds of feet and can easily overturn ...
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Declared distances and take-off distance connection

Welcome to Aviation Stack Exchange. The pilot has the option to use an intersection takeoff versus using the full length available for takeoff provided there is enough runway available from that ...
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