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Old 10-30-2012, 07:18 PM   #37
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If you ever look at a helicopter, take a gander at the rotor. There's enough levers/nuts/bolts there to choke an elephant. Control on a helicopter is achieved by "warping" the rotors, causing it to tilt in the desired direction. Takes a lot of parts to be able to do that.

Edit: for example...


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