Pull collective houses get smaller, lower collective houses get bigger. Stick goes forward you go faster, stick goes back you slow down, depending on which aircraft you fly push the pedal that makes the world stop spinning.
-- Morten Hansen (Helicopter Flight Simulation Group Member)
Seriously now, helicopters are your thing and you want to learn how to control these beasts? We’re here to help you! Keep in mind, though: helicopters are not easy to control. The best advice we can give you is: practice, practice, practice.
In these articles, you will understand how helicopters work, the physics and aerodynamics behind them and how to perform a variety of maneuvers such as hovering, taking-off, cruising, landing and how to perform emergency procedures.
Meanwhile, enjoy our articles and feel free to contact us if you find any issues, mistakes or simply want to help us improve this resource for the community.
Let’s learn how to fly helicopters.