2 Mass Scissors Helicopter for High Jerk Missile Evasion

Aircraft propulsion is inherently low jerk which makes it difficult
for a conventional single mass helicopter to evade anti-aircraft
The solution is to design a helicopter in two sections connected by
hydraulically operated actuator, preferably with the center of the
thermal image out in the middle of nowhere. When receiving fire a
controller jerks each section off the mass of the other, if necessary
in any or all 3 dimensions.
The airframe or rotors may need to be beefed up a little and the
personnel secured because it'll be a rough ride for the pilot & crew
until they can find a safe altitude or location.
But it's better than being a low jerk low acceleration target.
Bret Cahill
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