antitorque pedals

antitorque pedals

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Layout of various controls in a helicopter cockpit.
The foot pedals used by the helicopter pilot to control the pitch of the antitorque (tail rotor) of a single-rotor helicopter. The antitorque pedals allow the pilot to control the movement of the helicopter (yaw) about its vertical axis.
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I had a cast on my right leg, but my toes were hanging out, so I could put my toes over the antitorque pedals and fly.
This failure restricted the movement of the antitorque pedals and produced a loss of the aircraft-stability system.