Definition of Anti-torque rotor
1. Noun. Rotor consisting of a rotating airfoil on the tail of a single-rotor helicopter; keeps the helicopter from spinning in the direction opposite to the rotation of the main rotor.
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Literary usage of Anti-torque rotor
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1. Marines & Helicopters, 1962-1973 by William R. Fails (1995)
"Like all Sikorsky designs, the UH—34 had a single main lifting rotor, 56 feet in diameter, with a smaller 9 foot, inch anti-torque rotor on the tail pylon. ..."
2. Journal by Helicopter Association of Great Britain (1894)
"I was the test pilot during the first flight in October, 1939. It had a single main rotor with an anti-torque rotor at the tail. This aircraft was crashed ..."