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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[[theta].sub.oT]--tail rotor collective pitch angle (100%~20[degrees]).
* Collective pitch lever: The lever at the left side of pilot's seat that controls air speed and altitude
The controller adjusts the collective pitch to achieve a commanded estimated thrust level and the cyclic pitch to achieve the commanded hub rolling and pitching moments, which are zero for all results included here.

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