What is coning?

By Aerodynamics

Coning is an upward sweeping angle of the rotor blades as a result of lift and centrifugal force.

What is lead-lag?

By Aerodynamics

Lead-lag or leading and lagging is the horizontal movement of the rotor blades forwards and backwards along a vertical hinge.

What is cyclic feathering?

By Aerodynamics

Cyclic feathering is the term used to describe the changing of the blade angle separately for individual blades through pilot input via the cyclic.