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Old 1st Mar 2009, 07:18
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Shawn Coyle
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Philadelphia PA
Age: 69
Posts: 1,835
My two cents worth - I could point to several accidents in the US where the pilot either wasn't using the automatics when they should have been used, or didn't use them properly.
A rough estimate is that 25% of pilots who have autopilots in their helicopter in the USA don't use them. Go figure.
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