Helicopter Flight Controls

Overview

Before you try to fly a helicopter, you first need to fully understand how helicopter flight controls work. There are four main flight controls in a helicopter:

  • Cyclic
  • Collective
  • Anti-torque Pedals
  • Throttle

Video

The video below is an introduction to Helicopter Flight Controls, demonstrated in a Robinson R22 helicopter, covering the collective, cyclic, and anti-torque pedals:

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