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Old 10-30-2012, 08:46 PM   #38
Ricardo Kuhn OP
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Originally Posted by dorkpunch View Post
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.
Oh you don't need to tell me, many years ago I got to work on a bunch of Bell UH-1 Iroquois's (Huey) and I got somehow familiar with their inner workings..
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