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Old 12th Jan 2019, 19:54
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Originally Posted by ShyTorque View Post
So the pilot flies thinking "If the donk stops I don't need to lower the lever, I allow the Nr to decay and deploy the chute. The chute didn't deploy - oh bother!"
Obviously enter autorotation first, establish a ROD then deploy the shute, then confirm deployment of shute before gently raising lever to bleed off RRPM and apply rotor brake I should think... Could be useful if donk quits at night or IIMC etc or if over a city where you would not want a spinning rotor to decapitate pedestrians...
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