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Old 29th May 2019, 19:40
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Robbiee
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: California
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Originally Posted by the coyote View Post
Without casting any judgement on this incident, I think that the window when pilots are about 500-1500 hours is the most dangerous. Confidence is up, but you simply don't know what you don't know.

I'm grateful I survived this time, given some of the antics I got up to in this window, very much unaware of the true risks, and definitely without the presence or the skills to manage them.
If you don't know what is going to happen when you turn the tail into a downwind hover (or close to it) by 500 hours you need to hand in your licence and do something else for a living!
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