Do you know how a helicopter is different from chopper? You had this confusion, that’s why you are reading this, well I had it too and it’s my duty ki clear off the doubt that many are facing through ;).
Helicopter and chopper have their many uses in the day today’s world but in a different way because they have their own personal uses. So let’s discuss how a helicopter is different from chopper?
Difference number 1:
A helicopter is actually a rotorcraft in which the rotor is responsible for lifting it up using the thrust power whereas a chopper is an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades.
Difference number 2:
A helicopter is used for wars and long distances whereas a chopper has its usage over short distances and for domestic purposes.
Difference number 3:
A helicopter has a faster speed than that of a chopper.
Difference number 4:
A helicopter has a greater efficiency and weight than that of a chopper.
Difference number 5:
Armies and police make usage of helicopters whereas choppers are more commonly used for medical and inland purposes.
Difference number 6:
A helicopter is a word mostly used by military and technical authorities whereas the chopper is a term used by ordinary people and considered a synonym of the helicopter and while is widely used for corporate, medical, firefighting, police, para-public, oil & gas, etc. purposes.
Difference number 7:
A chopper is a lighter version of the helicopter which is mostly used for purposes which require quick action but not that important.
Difference number 8:
A helicopter is used in clogged and isolated areas where fixed-wing aircraft like a chopper and many forms of vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft cannot operate.