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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.
Turning your screenshots into Facebook panorama photos

Turning your screenshots into Facebook panorama photos

Have you seen those 360-degre screenshots and always wondered how to do them yourself? With a couple of tools and some time (and work), you can come up with cool results!
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.
Using scenery on X-Plane 10 and 11 using half the disk space

Using scenery on X-Plane 10 and 11 using half the disk space

Are you one of those simmers that still use X-Plane 10 and 11? Learn how to use your scenery on both versions using half the space.
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.
Vortex Ring State: what is it, how to prevent it and how to get out of it

Vortex Ring State: what is it, how to prevent it and how to get out of it

One of the most dangerous situations a helicopter pilot can get into is called Vortex Ring State. Learn what it is, how to prevent and how to get out of it.
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.

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