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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Collective pitch lever: The lever at the left side of pilot's seat that controls air speed and altitude
The patent specifically endorses GBA's collective pitch controlled rotor head with infinitely variable pitch in gyroplanes.

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