Leonardo Advances Active Rotors Leonardo Helicopters has begun ground tests of two active rotor systems with the intent of flying both before this summer. The company is investigating an active Gurney flap under the European Clean Sky research program and at the same time exploring an active trailing edge as part of the UK government-funded Rotorcraft Technology Validation Program run in conjunction with several British universities. The Gurney flap is a small surface that is deployed ...


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