First Flight

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and the post you didnt crash talk!
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and the post you didnt crash talk!
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Some low flying at the end, all that was missing was the wagner
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Some low flying at the end, all that…
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Landing is a controlled fall which is quite a pleasant experience
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Landing is a controlled fall which i…
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Then some balancing on the cyclic control, trying t keep the helicopter still which was more like suddenly lurching all over the place
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Then some balancing on the cyclic co…
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This was practicing with the torque pedals, trying to go around in a perfect 360 which ended up being more 720' on the first few goes
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This was practicing with the torque …
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Like  sailing you have to wait for the aircraft to react, but unlike sailing where you have a whole body of sea acting against you, you've got nowt up in the air
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Like sailing you have to wait for t…
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and up to an altitude of 1500 feet, but not any higher as in the words of the air traffic controller at leeds bradford "there be big bloody planes at that hight"
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and up to an altitude of 1500 feet, …
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It is a lot harder than in looks, you've got to use both your feet and hands on three sets of controls
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It is a lot harder than in looks, yo…
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And away.. at a speed of just over 80 mph
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And away.. at a speed of just over 8…
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Buzzing the misses
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Buzzing the misses
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There is an immense rush of vertigo when taking off, especially as you have such a wide vision
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There is an immense rush of vertigo …
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FLY BY
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Pre safety do not crash talk
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Pre safety do not crash talk
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