collective pitch


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collective pitch

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The pilot control in rotary wing aircraft that directly affects the pitch of all blades of lifting rotor(s) simultaneously, irrespective of their azimuth position. Also called collective or collective stick.
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oT]--tail rotor collective pitch angle (100%~20[degrees]).
A series of untrimmed shaft-vertical cases was run using both tools, sweeping from I to 9 degrees collective pitch, both in hover and at 50 knots forward airspeed.
The patent specifically endorses GBA's collective pitch controlled rotor head with infinitely variable pitch in gyroplanes.

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