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Mechanical Principles question

Question asked by Andi H on Sep 17, 2013
Latest reply on Sep 17, 2013 by Andi H

Ok I have been trying to reverse engineer the trex helicopter rc. I am almost done but have come across a simple issue.

 

Now as seen in the picture how does ther rod move the arm. Isnt the motion of the arm an arc so how would the rod move back and forth rotating the blades. HOw is this supposed to work? Im stuck. when I assign mates it doesnt move

 

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