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Old 09-23-2021, 03:13 AM   #10 (permalink)
Atomic Skull
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Originally Posted by CrackSmacklePop View Post
Did a quick search seems 3 blade quicker off center for cyclic and a bit more lift. Roll and flip rates and transitions are slower due to simple physics more rotating mass = gyroscopic force. For the cost and complexity, its no wonder it died

Gyroscopic precession is not a significant factor in helicopter rotors, the phase offset has basically nothing to do with that which is why the Robinson R22 can have a phase lag of 72 degrees.
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