Why Helicopters Are Cool #1: Some Basic Manoeuvres

November 17, 2010

Trying to show some of the helicopters more unique capabilities, from clips taken during our CPL(H) training. Hope you enjoy it. As always, any comments (positive or negative) are very welcome. Recommend watching in Hi-Def if possible, on full-screen.


18 Responses to “Why Helicopters Are Cool #1: Some Basic Manoeuvres”

  1. bucknaked466f on November 17th, 2010 9:22 pm

    @aligerous touche!!!!! well done.

  2. aligerous on November 17th, 2010 9:43 pm

    @bucknaked466f I’ll take it one step further. How about a smooth area with access for the ambulance.

  3. filmi112 on November 17th, 2010 9:51 pm

    I liked your video a lot. Except for the music, but that’s personal taste 🙂
    Many happy landings!

  4. r22accipiter on November 17th, 2010 10:36 pm

    Nice work!! Nice video too!!!

  5. LeftSkidLow on November 17th, 2010 10:42 pm

    Also why are you doing quickstops so high off the ground and with right turns. If you’re going to do it with a turn you really should be going left, the 300’s tail rotor isn’t good enough and you could easily get a surprise tailwind and 50ft. If you do the whole maneuver at 10-15ft and no turns you will become pretty good at full down autos.

  6. bucknaked466f on November 17th, 2010 11:28 pm

    sick burn.

  7. travers114 on November 17th, 2010 11:52 pm

    I love the fact that one of the most useful instruments is also one of the oldest and least expensive. Can you guess which one? 😉

  8. travers114 on November 18th, 2010 12:50 am

    Water is technically smooth. 😛

  9. bucknaked466f on November 18th, 2010 1:29 am

    not to be the safety fag but i can’t help it being a CFI in training and having to slave over lesson plans. They say always do autos over a smooth area incase engine does quit. HAHAHA. FUCK my life. awesome video.

  10. ooli1 on November 18th, 2010 1:45 am

    Really good mate.. I like it alot!!

  11. DuaneTheCat on November 18th, 2010 2:18 am

    Thanks. Bristow Academy, Titusville, FL

  12. dreford1 on November 18th, 2010 3:06 am

    hey bro cool video
    where did you learn to do that?

  13. sprintkkayakkid on November 18th, 2010 3:20 am

    yeah, I saw all of ’em in the background when you were on approach, good to know that us rotorheads are welcome somewhere!

  14. DuaneTheCat on November 18th, 2010 3:57 am

    Thanks for the comments guys.

    Yeah KTIX are kind of used to helis as Bristow Academy are based there with 50 or so helis 😉

  15. sprintkkayakkid on November 18th, 2010 4:44 am

    where is KTIX? it looks very helicopter -friendly

  16. hbk2flyer on November 18th, 2010 4:48 am


  17. emipusa on November 18th, 2010 5:12 am

    great action movie !!!Schweizer is so cool …thanks for sharing 5 and more stars!!!!

  18. TwinTurbo997 on November 18th, 2010 5:50 am

    Great video!!
    And very well explained.

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