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TheGozr
02-21-2004, 01:37 AM
helico landing (http://www.klas-tv.com/global/video/popup/pop_index.asp?ClipID1=183440&%20h1=Tour%20Helicopter%20Pilot%20Makes%20Very%20D iff<br%20/>icult%20Landing&vt1=v&at1=News%20-%20Special%20Coverage&d1=166466&LaunchPageAdTag=News&activePane=info&playerVersion=9)

Wao! great job..

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TheGozr
02-21-2004, 01:37 AM
helico landing (http://www.klas-tv.com/global/video/popup/pop_index.asp?ClipID1=183440&%20h1=Tour%20Helicopter%20Pilot%20Makes%20Very%20D iff&lt;br%20/&gt;icult%20Landing&vt1=v&at1=News%20-%20Special%20Coverage&d1=166466&LaunchPageAdTag=News&activePane=info&playerVersion=9)

Wao! great job..

-GOZR
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F19_Orheim
02-21-2004, 01:48 AM
Holy cr**!!! That is some great flying.. Thanx Gozr...

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Franzen
02-21-2004, 02:53 AM
Now, if only I could land my 190 as smootly http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

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Old_Canuck
02-21-2004, 06:09 AM
WOW! That was a hot landing for a helicopter.

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Zen--
02-21-2004, 06:24 AM
I didn't catch from the commentary...why did he do a rolling landing instead of a vertical one?

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SeaFireLIV
02-21-2004, 06:29 AM
Strange landing... I mean helicopters are not gliders.

They don`t say what actually went wrong.

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georgeo76
02-21-2004, 06:33 AM
I think there was something wrong w/ the tail rotor. the commentator said that he was attempting to avoid yawing.

Great footage!

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02-21-2004, 06:44 AM
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bird_brain
02-21-2004, 04:36 PM
I would guess he had trouble with the rotor pitch control and could not hover. Then he would have to keep RPM up to come in straight and still be able to pull up if the aim was off.

I'll bet a few of the passengers need clean shorts when they got out! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

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Steaky_361st
02-21-2004, 09:19 PM
Wow...i should go in Desert Combat and try that out....


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Kneenibbler
02-22-2004, 12:15 AM
Wow heck of a landing. Definately would like that guy at the controls the next time I decide to take a site seeng tour...

As for how not to fly a Helicopter... Check this little video and pray that the guy never gets behind the controls again.

BAD EXAMPLE OF FLYING (http://www.hovercontrol.net/trainingvideos/helocrash.wmv)

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T_O_A_D
02-22-2004, 12:28 AM
LOL thats the only way I can land one. Nice link gozr

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Korolov
02-22-2004, 12:57 AM
Standard emergency landing procedures. Used to see them all the time at Fort Indian Town Gap.

OH-6 pilots loved to do those things with skid shoes, the lunatics. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/crazy.gif

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M0NS
02-22-2004, 07:35 AM
G! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

S!

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crazyivan1970
02-22-2004, 07:57 AM
Incredible.

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Burnin_777_AVG
02-22-2004, 10:12 AM
Hey guys,

Great video. That took place in Las Vegas obviously. If you have ever been there you can see these tour choppers flying all around. A couple have crashed in the desert over the years, but I have never seen one do that! The commentator is Gary Wadell. A long time Vegas news anchor. He's a tool. Absolutely the biggest talking head I have ever seen on TV. Anyways, waching that clip was like being back in Vegas. Thanks for sharing it.

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CH47D_Engineer
02-22-2004, 04:24 PM
Loss of tail rotor, a helicopter can be landed with fwd a/s of 40kts or better.

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mortoma
02-22-2004, 04:46 PM
For those people who made comments saying that helos are don't normally land like that, you are right. they don't. But they can land like that and all helo pilots are taught how to land like that. It's call autorotation. What do you think you'd do if your engine quit, you'd have to glide in using your main rotors. Auto-gyros and gyrocopters fly like that. The forward speed keeps the rotor blades spinning, even without engine power. You only have to nose her down while she still had forward speed, then you simply autorotate to the ground. Hopefully you'll find a nice open field or something on the way down.

mortoma
02-22-2004, 04:55 PM
I take that back, I shouldn't have posted before I saw the video. But it wouldn't load for me for a long time, even though I have DSL. But the pilot still had plenty of power, so it was not an autorotation. He just kept his speed up high enough to weathervane the tail, which apparently had no or little power power to the tail rotor.

Mike_Green
02-22-2004, 05:52 PM
Hmmmm, that is the ONLY way I can land choppers in MSFS ... http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

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