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Apr 12, 2009 admin (0)

The horizontal rotors that propel a helicopter and give the machine its versatile lift are the same structures that make for such a noisy, vibrating flight. Attempts to control noise and vibration separately have seen some success, but a decrease in one inevitably created an increase in the other—until the smart hybrid active rotor control system (SHARCS) was developed by the Rotorcraft Research Group at Carleton. Read the full article at Ingenious.

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