Helicopter model in a wind tunnel, 1957

Helicopter model in a wind tunnel, 1957

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Credit: NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY (c) CROWN COPYRIGHT/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Helicopter model. This model of a helicopter was used to investigate the interaction between a pair of rotor blades mounted in tandem on a helicopter. It is suspended inside a wind tunnel for aerodynamic testing. Photographed at the National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, UK, in 1957.

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