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This is nuts!!

Unread post by Daimler » Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:28 am

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Re: This is nuts!!

Unread post by Rotor kop » Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:49 pm

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Re: This is nuts!!

Unread post by Firedog » Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:38 pm

That pilot creates the impression that he is a bit of a show off - I don't doubt that he or his machine can "handle" that type of flying - to see his true capability will be when that single engine fails while he is busy with this sort of thing - not much of an escape route either about the way he approached the pick-up. Maybe I am just old school but a single engine chopper in mountains needs to be flown with care....
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Re: This is nuts!!

Unread post by Falafel » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:48 am

I would also question what type of stress was put on the airframe?
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Re: This is nuts!!

Unread post by cage » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:57 am

Falafel wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:48 am
I would also question what type of stress was put on the airframe?
I think you need to be careful reading too much into this.
The angle and the camera used exaggerates the perspective, it could well have been little more than a run of the mill torque turn - whether or not that is a smart thing to do in that situation can be debated.

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