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Old 06-30-2020, 01:16 PM   #34
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In general, this behavior is correct.

With a single main rotor spinning one way, the force will "push" the body of the helicopter to rotate in the opposite direction.

The tail rotor is not fixed - the angle of the blades are changed by the anti-torque pedals, to continually adjust the amount and direction of force applied at the tail.

The amount and direction of force required changes continuously through different flight regimes, so takeoff is different from hover, is different from steady forwards flight, is different from deceleration or descending.

Tail rotor is a pilot input along with cyclic and collective, and by itself with no pilot input does not automatically counter the main rotor torque.

Hope this helps.

For further detail on this topic as it relates to DCS, I recommend watching some DCS Huey flight tutorial videos.
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