hovering in ground effect
- A helicopter hovering at a height that is equal to or less than the span of its rotors. A helicopter can hover in ground effect at a higher density altitude than it can hover out of ground effect. A helicopter requires less power to hover in ground effect than hover out of ground effect. The power requirement varies directly with the height above ground level.Hover out-of-ground effect.Hover in-ground effect.A helicopter hovering at A requires 55% torque. It will require 58% if it were to hover at B.
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
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