Throttle on the left or right?

Throttle on the left or right?

Post by Tim van Haltere » Sat, 28 Aug 1999 04:00:00



Hi,

I'm in the process of building my first helicopter and I'm already taking
lessons to learn flying (using their heli). My instructor has the radios
configured with throttle (and pitch) on the left and swashplate on  the
right side.

I was wondering what is the standard (if any) in the Dutch flying clubs. I
know that they fly normal planes with throttle on the right side. Even my
Vario helimanual has throttle on the right side. What is the best way to use
in the Netherlands?

Tim van Halteren

 
 
 

Throttle on the left or right?

Post by Eric Jaakko » Sat, 28 Aug 1999 04:00:00


I personally think that it makes more sense to have the collective on
the left with rudder.  In a real heli, the collective is on the left
and all of the cyclics are on the right.

On Fri, 27 Aug 1999 08:30:32 +0200, "Tim van Halteren"

Quote:

>Hi,

>I'm in the process of building my first helicopter and I'm already taking
>lessons to learn flying (using their heli). My instructor has the radios
>configured with throttle (and pitch) on the left and swashplate on  the
>right side.

>I was wondering what is the standard (if any) in the Dutch flying clubs. I
>know that they fly normal planes with throttle on the right side. Even my
>Vario helimanual has throttle on the right side. What is the best way to use
>in the Netherlands?

>Tim van Halteren


 
 
 

Throttle on the left or right?

Post by Eric Jaakko » Sat, 28 Aug 1999 04:00:00


I decided to give my tt36 a try... I've been running an OS 32 and am
not content with the ammount of power.  I've read a few places that
the TT can develop more power so I'm seeing for myself.

I'm running the 30% without the shim and I want to know what the shim
is for and why I should use it?  Does it do anything for you?

On Fri, 27 Aug 1999 08:30:32 +0200, "Tim van Halteren"

Quote:

>Hi,

>I'm in the process of building my first helicopter and I'm already taking
>lessons to learn flying (using their heli). My instructor has the radios
>configured with throttle (and pitch) on the left and swashplate on  the
>right side.

>I was wondering what is the standard (if any) in the Dutch flying clubs. I
>know that they fly normal planes with throttle on the right side. Even my
>Vario helimanual has throttle on the right side. What is the best way to use
>in the Netherlands?

>Tim van Halteren