Betz law

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Does Betz law apply to helicopters? I.e will maximum 59% of power supplied by an helicopter actually provide lift?
 

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Betz law applies to turbines that extract energy from a moving gas or fluid, it doesn't apply to propellers or rotors that add energy to a gas or fluid.
 

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