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Does the inertia force change the angular velocity due to increase-decrease in the radius when the blade travels up? Does this cause an excessive bending moment?

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  • $\begingroup$ This is what I understand that the question is, please feel free to roll back or edit otherwise if I did not get it right. $\endgroup$ – Koyovis Dec 7 '17 at 8:34
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A helicopter rotor usually has flapping hinges, which lifts the blade up when travelling forward and down when travelling backwards. The blade being at an angle indeed causes a change in effective moment of inertia: it would want to speed up when at an incline, and this would indeed cause a bending or warping moment were it not for..

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..the Drag Hinge or lead/lag hinge. The image is from this site which contains an explanation on other rotor heads as well.

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