collective pitch lever

collective pitch lever

n
(Aeronautics) a lever in a helicopter to change the angle of attack of all the rotor blades simultaneously, causing it to rise or descend. Compare cyclic pitch lever
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* Collective pitch lever: The lever at the left side of pilot's seat that controls air speed and altitude

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