cyclic-pitch control

noun

: control of the lateral and longitudinal motion of a helicopter by means of an adjustable device that varies the pitch of the rotor blades during each rotation cycle so that there can be forward, backward, or lateral motion

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“Cyclic-pitch control.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclic-pitch%20control. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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