tilt-rotor


tilt–ro·tor

noun \-ˌrō-tər\

Definition of TILT-ROTOR

:  an aircraft that has rotors at the end of each wing which can be oriented vertically for vertical takeoffs and landings, horizontally for forward flight, or to any position in between

First Known Use of TILT-ROTOR

1961

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