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Old 3rd Apr 2022, 00:31
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Originally Posted by Piper.Classique View Post
How do you do that, Dave? Negative G?
I believe there have been various articles about this over the years on the exact reason, which obviously does have to do with helicopter aerodynamics. I seem to remember reading that a fixed wing pilot whose instincts have been created for that kind of flying can be vulnerable to unintentionally using those instincts in an R22 with fatal results(but not necessarily applicable to other types of helicopters). If true, something to think about if deciding to make a transition to learning to fly the R22. It can take a long time, if ever, to truly overcome instinctive reaction. Meaning that you may want to choose another type to fly.
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