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Community member flightsim481 releases helicopter tutorial videos

Community member flightsim481 releases helicopter tutorial videos

The first of what seems to be a series of videos teaching how to fly helicopters is just out.
The best helicopter simulator (2019 edition)

The best helicopter simulator (2019 edition)

Are you curious about which one is the best helicopter simulator? Look no further. We take a look at the cons and pros of every sim out there.
Community video: Helicopter cyclic stick behaviour explained

Community video: Helicopter cyclic stick behaviour explained

All available resources are great when it comes to learn something. And it's even more important when it's about learning stuff as hard as flying helicopters (even in a sim). Interested about the helicopter cyclic stick behaviour? Check this video out!
Free e-book: FAA's Helicopter Flying Handbook

Free e-book: FAA's Helicopter Flying Handbook

Looking for some good read about flying helicopters? The FAA has a free e-book available for us, that you can download and start reading right away.
Book: Learning to Fly Helicopters, Second Edition

Book: Learning to Fly Helicopters, Second Edition

Helicopter flight simulation fans are always looking to learn new stuff. The book "Learning to Fly Helicopters" sure has a lot for us to learn.
Ground Effect: what it is, and what it isn't

Ground Effect: what it is, and what it isn't

Ground effect is something that everyone seems to be aware of, but not many completely understand. And there can be a lot of confusion and misconceptions as to what it actually is and how it effects helicopters.
The 5 things you need to start flying helicopters

The 5 things you need to start flying helicopters

Are you a helicopter fan? Or perhaps one of those curious minds that always wanted to learn more about helicopters? Or you're just looking for the next challenge? Believe me: helicopters offer you a lot of those. Here are the 5 things you need to start flying helicopters.
Making your joystick more helicopter-friendly

Making your joystick more helicopter-friendly

Helicopters are wild beasts. They are tough to control, even with the best joystick in the market. Unless you purchased a cyclic unit, you are probably using a regular joystick with a centering mechanism -- usually a spring. For a while I have struggled with the joystick I had in order to better control helicopters. Not anymore. So, what can you do to make your joystick more helicopter-friendly?

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