Recent Examples of autorotation from the Web
The altitude record for a rotorcraft stands at just over 40,000 feet, and during that flight the engine flamed out and the pilot had to land using autorotation.
According to People, an autorotation is when an aircraft flies purely through air moving up its rotors.
The company also should not have let an inexperienced instructor perform an autorotation on Kristian Blackwell's first night flight, the lawsuit said.
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