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VTOL
A vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft is one that can hover, take off, and land vertically. This classification can include a variety of types of aircraft including fixed-wing aircraft as well as helicopters and other aircraft with powered rotors, such as cyclogyros/cyclocopters and tiltrotors.[1] Some VTOL
VTOL
aircraft can operate in other modes as well, such as CTOL (conventional take-off and landing), STOL
STOL
(short take-off and landing), and/or STOVL
STOVL
(short take-off and vertical landing). Others, such as some helicopters, can only operate by VTOL, due to the aircraft lacking landing gear that can handle horizontal motion
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Helijet
Helijet
Helijet
International is a helicopter airline and charter service based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Well known for its scheduled passenger helicopter airline services, it also operates a charter division ( Helijet
Helijet
Charters) serving the film, television, aerial tour, industrial and general charter markets, as well as helicopter and jet air ambulance services. Its main base is Vancouver International Airport (YVR).[3] Sightseeing harbour and city tours and scheduled services to Victoria and Nanaimo
Nanaimo
operate from the Vancouver
Vancouver
Harbour Heliport
Heliport
located on the shores of Burrard Inlet, adjacent to Waterfront Station
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L. E. Baynes
Leslie Everett Baynes, AFRAeS (23 March 1902 – 13 March 1989) was an English aeronautical engineer.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Later life 4 Chronology 5 Notes 6 Bibliography 7 External linksEarly life[edit] Born at Barnes, Surrey, on 23 March 1902 the son of James and Florence Baynes. Baynes was educated at Gresham's School, Norfolk, leaving school at the age of sixteen to join an aircraft company. He developed engineering skills at school and in industry. Career[edit] After leaving school, Baynes started work in the fledgling aircraft industry with Airco
Airco
(The Aircraft Manufacturing Company) at Hendon Aerodrome. From there, he moved on to Short Brothers
Short Brothers
at Rochester, where he redesigned the Short Singapore
Short Singapore
flying boat. In 1930, Baynes designed the Scud light sailplane, built at first by Brant Aircraft Limited at Croydon
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Henry Berliner
Henry Adler Berliner (December 13, 1895 – May 1, 1970) was a United States aircraft and helicopter pioneer.Berliner Helicopter
Helicopter
No. 5 (1924), as on exhibit in College Park, Md.Sixth son of inventor Emile Berliner, he was born in Washington, D.C.. After a short time as aerial photographer with the Army Air Service, in 1919 Henry moved back to Washington to help his father with the helicopter research that had been underway for many years (since 1903 New International Encyclopedia). Using a Le Rhône engine of 80 hp mounted on a test stand, Henry was able to hover and move forward, but only with assistants holding on to stabilize the contraption. In 1922, he bought a surplus Nieuport 23 fighter's fuselage, added a Bentley 220 hp engine on the front, and connected it by geared shafts to two horizontal rotors mounted on a truss extending sideways from the fuselage. A third horizontal rotor at the rear provided pitch control
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Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (Italian: [leoˈnardo di ˌsɛr ˈpjɛːro da (v)ˈvintʃi] ( listen); 15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
or simply Leonardo, was an Italian Renaissance
Italian Renaissance
polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography. He has been variously called the father of palaeontology, ichnology, and architecture, and is widely considered one of the greatest painters of all time
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Lockheed Corporation
The Lockheed Corporation
Lockheed Corporation
was an American aerospace company. Lockheed was founded in 1926 and later merged with Martin Marietta to form Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin
in 1995
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NASA
The National Aeronautics
Aeronautics
and Space Administration ( NASA
NASA
/ˈnæsə/) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.[note 1] President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
established NASA
NASA
in 1958[10] with a distinctly civilian (rather than military) orientation encouraging peaceful applications in space science
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Soviet Navy
The Soviet Navy
Navy
(Russian: Военно-морской флот СССР (ВМФ), translit. Voyenno-morskoy flot SSSR (VMF), lit. 'Military Maritime Fleet of the USSR') was the naval arm of the Soviet Armed Forces. Often referred to as the Red Fleet, the Soviet Navy
Navy
was a large part of the Soviet Union's strategic plan in the event of a conflict with opposing super power, the United States, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
(NATO), or another conflict related to the Warsaw Pact
Warsaw Pact
of Eastern Europe
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German Air Force
The German Air Force
German Air Force
(German: Luftwaffe
Luftwaffe
(German pronunciation: [ˈlʊftvafə] ( listen)), the German-language generic term for air force) is the aerial warfare branch of the Bundeswehr, the armed forces of Germany. With a strength of 28,090 personnel (30 November 2017),[1] it is the fourth largest air force within the European Union, after the air forces of the United Kingdom, France
France
and Italy. Although its budget has been significantly reduced since the end of the Cold War
Cold War
in 1989–1990, the Luftwaffe
Luftwaffe
is still among the best-equipped air forces of the world. The German Air Force
German Air Force
(as part of the Bundeswehr) was founded in 1956 during the era of the Cold War
Cold War
as the aerial warfare branch of the armed forces of then West Germany
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Heinrich Focke
Henrich Focke
Henrich Focke
(8 October 1890 – 25 February 1979) was a German aviation pioneer from Bremen
Bremen
and also a co-founder of the Focke-Wulf company. He is known for having developed the turbo shaft propulsion system used by the majority of all the world's helicopters.Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 Focke-Wulf
Focke-Wulf
and Focke-Achgelis 1.3 Postwar2 See also 3 Notes 4 External linksBiography[edit] Early life[edit] Henrich Focke
Henrich Focke
was Born in Bremen
Bremen
on 8 October 1890, Focke studied in Hanover, where he became friends with Georg Wulf in 1911. In 1914, he and Wulf both reported for military service and Focke was deferred due to heart problems, but was eventually drafted into an infantry regiment
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Fairey Jet Gyrodyne
The Fairey Jet Gyrodyne
Gyrodyne
was a British experimental compound autogyro built by the Fairey Aviation
Fairey Aviation
Company that incorporated helicopter, gyrodyne and autogyro characteristics. The Jet Gyrodyne
Gyrodyne
was the subject of a Ministry of Supply (MoS) research contract to gather data for the follow-up design, the Rotodyne.Contents1 Design and development 2 Operational history 3 Aircraft on display 4 Specifications (Jet Gyrodyne) 5 See also 6 References6.1 Notes 6.2 Bibliography7 External linksDesign and development[edit] The Jet Gyrodyne
Gyrodyne
was a modification of the second prototype FB-1 Gyrodyne
Gyrodyne
aircraft registered G-AJJP
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Napier Eland
The Napier Eland
Napier Eland
was a British turboshaft or turboprop gas-turbine engine built by Napier & Son in the early 1950s
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Fixed-wing Aircraft
A fixed-wing aircraft is an aircraft, such as an airplane or aeroplane (See spelling differences), which is capable of flight using wings that generate lift caused by the vehicle's forward airspeed and the shape of the wings. Fixed-wing aircraft
Fixed-wing aircraft
are distinct from rotary-wing aircraft, in which the wings form a rotor mounted on a spinning shaft, and ornithopters, in which the wings flap in similar manner to a bird. Glider fixed-wing aircraft, including free-flying gliders of various kinds and tethered kites, can use moving air to gain height. Powered fixed-wing aircraft that gain forward thrust from an engine (aeroplanes) include powered paragliders, powered hang gliders and some ground effect vehicles. The wings of a fixed-wing aircraft are not necessarily rigid; kites, hang-gliders, variable-sweep wing aircraft and aeroplanes using wing-warping are all fixed-wing aircraft
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Turboprop
A turboprop engine is a turbine engine that drives an aircraft propeller.[1] In contrast to a turbojet, the engine's exhaust gases do not contain enough energy to create significant thrust, since almost all of the engine's power is used to drive the propeller. In its simplest form a turboprop consists of an intake, compressor, combustor, turbine, and a propelling nozzle. Air is drawn into the intake and compressed by the compressor. Fuel is then added to the compressed air in the combustor, where the fuel-air mixture then combusts. The hot combustion gases expand through the turbine. Some of the power generated by the turbine is used to drive the compressor. The rest is transmitted through the reduction gearing to the propeller. Further expansion of the gases occurs in the propelling nozzle, where the gases exhaust to atmospheric pressure
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Canada Aviation And Space Museum
The Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
(French: Musée de l'Aviation et de l'Espace du Canada) (formerly the Canada Aviation Museum and National Aeronautical Collection) is Canada's national aviation history museum. The museum is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, at the Ottawa/Rockcliffe Airport.[1]Contents1 History 2 Organization 3 Collection3.1 Aircraft in collection4 Affiliations 5 See also 6 References 7 Notes 8 Citations 9 Bibliography 10 External linksHistory[edit]Aerial view of the Canada Aviation Museum as it was then known, on 5 June 2005. The triangular structure is the main museum building
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Nacelle
A nacelle (/nəˈsɛl/ nə-SEL) is a housing, separate from the fuselage, that holds engines, fuel, or equipment on an aircraft. In some cases—for instance in the typical "Farman" type "pusher" aircraft, or the World War II-era P-38 Lightning—an aircraft's cockpit may also be housed in a nacelle, which essentially fills the function of a conventional fuselage. The covering is typically aerodynamically shaped.[1] Other uses[edit] Edward Turner
Edward Turner
used the term to describe his styling device introduced in 1949 to tidy the area around the headlamp and instrument panel of his Triumph Speed Twin, Thunderbird and Tiger 100 motorcycles. This styling device was much copied within the British industry thereafter, although Czech motorcycle manufacturer Česká Zbrojovka Strakonice was using it beforehand. Indeed, the Royal Enfield Bullet
Royal Enfield Bullet
still retains its version, the 'casquette', on its current models
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