i have seen similar helicopters in several sci-fi movies, but in real life, only V-22 Osprey - a mixture of airplane and helicopter , has similar features. so, is the Scorpion aircraft in movie Avatar a good configuration in real world?
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#4456653 - 01/09/1903:16 PMRe: is the Scorpion helicopter in movie Avatar of a good configuration?
According to this source... Pandora has a lower gravity than Earth, also that vehicle has 2x contra-rotating blades, giving 4 3-bladed sources of thrust. I was unable to find anything on the atmospheric pressure & makeup of the atmosphere, and I don't recall it from the movie. So, maybe
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#4456672 - 01/09/1905:09 PMRe: is the Scorpion helicopter in movie Avatar of a good configuration?