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Helicopter Physics Series – #5 Autorotation = NO PARACHUTE! – Smarter Every Day 50

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Igor Sikorsky figured this out after a mosquito almost killed him.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igor_Sikorsky

Autorotation:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autorotation_(helicopter)

Understand the Physics of the blades a little better:
http://www.copters.com/aero/autorotation.html

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