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How to Fly the Funnel

Training: How to Fly the Funnel

It’s Gravity Defying A funnel is a maneuver where the helicopter is flying sideways in a horizontal circle in the air. When done at high speed, the angle of the rotor disk relative to the ground will approach 90 degrees. …

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Fixed or Collective Pitch, Small or Large, Paper or Plastic?

Hover Pad: Fixed Pitch or Collective Pitch

Swinging its tail around to point cannons in your face, the scale Super Cobra hovering at eye level sucked you right in and inspired a whisper; “I’ve gotta have one of those!” And that is when the trouble began. You …

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