Word: Helicopter

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Description/Reason:

a type of aircraft which derives both lift and propulsion from one or more sets of horizontally revolving overhead rotors.


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  1. We already have a word that covers the entire concept of aircraft. I would change this to the question, “How do we distinguish between a {muD Duj} which derives lift from surfaces that remain fixed during flight, i.e. an airplane, and one that derives lift from rotating surfaces, i.e. a helicopter?”