forward tilt


forward tilt
The forward angular deviation of the locus of the blade section from the plane of rotation of a helicopter rotor.
Dotted lines shows the forward tilt of the rotor.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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  • Tilt — Tilt, v. i. 1. To run or ride, and thrust with a lance; to practice the military game or exercise of thrusting with a lance, as a combatant on horseback; to joust; also, figuratively, to engage in any combat or movement resembling that of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • tilt-rotor — noun Date: 1961 an aircraft that has rotors at the end of each wing which can be oriented vertically for vertical takeoffs and landings, horizontally for forward flight, or to any position in between …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Full tilt — Tilt Tilt, n. 1. A thrust, as with a lance. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A military exercise on horseback, in which the combatants attacked each other with lances; a tournament. [1913 Webster] 3. See {Tilt hammer}, in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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