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Need help on how helicopters work

  1. Jun 26, 2006 #1
    i need to understand how how helicopters work,anyone know?
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  3. Jun 26, 2006 #2


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    Welcome to PF,

    To what level do you need to go? Is it for a project? Have you tried searching on the Internet? Perhaps, this would be more appropriate in the engineering forums and one of the mentors would be kind enough to move it?
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    If you have specific questions, ask away. I echo Hoot's question. To what level of detail do you want to go?

    Here's a pretty good site.
  6. Jun 26, 2006 #5


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    Well, the blades are like wings, and they spin round, and the helicopter goes up.

    Otherwise, same answer as the others gave.
  7. Jun 26, 2006 #6


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    Think Bernoulli.
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