AgustaWestland Completes Autorotation Trials on AW609

AgustaWestland has completed autorotation trials on its AW609 commercial tiltrotor. The trials, using prototype AC1 in the U.S., involved test pilots flying 70 power-off conversions from conventional aircraft mode to helicopter mode over 10 hr. , covering windmilling and autorotation flight...
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