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Helicopter Swashplate: how does it work? Video with details

tecdux

Junior Member
#1
Hi guys, how are you?

I love things that fly, mainly VTOL!

I had an idea of how does the helicopter goes up and down (collective) but I didn't know how does it goes front, back, right, left (cyclic).

After some research for a mechanical engineering subject (mechanisms) I've done a basic video showing the the swashplate with some simplification

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04tJmP2aqcw


Regards ;)