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1. (WO2016054215) SINGLE COLLECTIVE STICK FOR A ROTARY WING AIRCRAFT

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/054215    International Application No.:    PCT/US2015/053229
Publication Date: Fri Apr 08 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Thu Oct 01 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: B64C 13/50
Applicants: SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT CORPORATION
Inventors: BREDENBECK, Kevin L.
FELL, William
ELLER, Erez
Title: SINGLE COLLECTIVE STICK FOR A ROTARY WING AIRCRAFT
Abstract:
An aircraft is provided including an airframe, an extending tail, and a counter rotating, coaxial main rotor assembly including an upper rotor assembly and a lower rotor assembly. A translational thrust system positioned at the extending tail, the translational thrust system providing translational thrust to the airframe. A cockpit in the airframe, the cockpit including two seats and a single collective control input positioned between the two seats.