Articles with tag 'How to fly helicopters'

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.

Talking on the radio

Talking on the radio

Does talking on the radio scare you to death? Are you unsure of what to say, when to say and how to say it? Jeff has you covered!

Flying and communication online

Flying and communication online

Flying in your sim is fun and it gives you this warm feeling of accomplishment. You want to go the extra mile, though and start adding communication into your flights – be it with ATC or in a non-towered field. And here’s how it can get daunting.

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.
Slope operations

Slope operations

Taking off and landing are no easy jobs when it comes to helicopters. Especially if you add some slopes to the mix.
The autorotation

The autorotation

Do helicopters fall from the sky when their engine stop? In reality, when the engine stops you can use a maneuver that will get you safely back to the ground: the autoration.
Approach and landing

Approach and landing

We are nearing the end of our basics tutorials. We have learned quite a bit so far and now it's time to tackle the approach and landing.
Turning

Turning

We already know how to take off and fly on a straight line while climbind and descending. To reach our destiny, we also need to be able to change direction.
Straight and level flight, climbs and descents

Straight and level flight, climbs and descents

After taking off, it's time to head out to our destination. It's also time to learn straight and level flight, how to climb and how to descend.

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