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Aviation Facts for Helicopter and Airplanes in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Once the engine drops below a certain number of revolutions per minute relative to the rotor RPM rate a special clutch mechanism called a freewheeling unit disengages the engine from the main rotor automatically. This allows the main rotor to spin without resistance from the engine.

Famous Quote in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

“The helicopter: The flying carpet of the Scientific Age.” ~Michael Hampson

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. Steven Covey

If it's really beautiful weather, sometimes I might take a helicopter out. I got my license in 1999.Patricia Cornwell

Helicopter Spotlight for Rancho Cucamonga, CA

The Agusta A.104 Helicar was an Italian prototype light helicopter flown in December1960. It was a slightly enlarged version of the A.103, and added a second seat beside the pilot's seat. The cockpit was enclosed by a perspex bubble with the engine at the rear and the tail rotor carried on an enclosed boom.Two piston-engined prototypes were built, followed by a single example of a turbine-engined variant designated A.104BT. No production resulted.