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Old 10-29-2012, 10:15 AM   #33
DriveShaft
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Originally Posted by Ricardo Kuhn View Post

That is a the next big challenge, even with a "Hand to control it" is complicated, never mind the means to accomplish it, very interesting project none the less (I'm been following the helicopter challenge since I was in Design school in the 80')
My first impulse was that they would incorporate a swashplate...but with their design, they'd have to coordinate four swashplates....that's ridiculous.

I think a torque differential is the right approach. HID requirements have to be pretty darn intuitive, and will most likely minimally involve the hands...certainly not fingers.
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