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  Topic: High G R22 takeoff (video) + Helicopter G limits?
ifresh21

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PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:09 pm   Subject: High G R22 takeoff (video) + Helicopter G limits?
Found it http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr;sid=bf8018d69a5b4ba06fbabc802f3d7993;rgn=div5;view=text;node=14%3A1.0.1.3.13;idno=14;cc=ecfr

I think the limit is actually 3.5 (Plus 1. ...
  Topic: High G R22 takeoff (video) + Helicopter G limits?
ifresh21

Replies: 22
Views: 17666

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:27 am   Subject: High G R22 takeoff (video) + Helicopter G limits?
Light helicopters are usually designed to an envelope of +1g to +2.7g, only a 1.7g spread.
1g is what you are feeling now, and is normal for S&L flight. Less than 1g makes you feel light on the s ...
  Topic: High G R22 takeoff (video) + Helicopter G limits?
ifresh21

Replies: 22
Views: 17666

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:14 pm   Subject: High G R22 takeoff (video) + Helicopter G limits?
It's late, been a long 36 hrs and relaxing with rum so I satand to be corrected here....

I can't see the gauges on my netbook clearly enough to get the figures - maybe you can and that's how you go ...
  Topic: High G R22 takeoff (video) + Helicopter G limits?
ifresh21

Replies: 22
Views: 17666

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:19 pm   Subject: High G R22 takeoff (video) + Helicopter G limits?
I am in the US and we usually do takeoffs on a helipad placed on one of many taxiways (at my home airport).

I forgot that - the HV diagram says you should stay below 10 feet and begin the climb at ...
  Topic: High G R22 takeoff (video) + Helicopter G limits?
ifresh21

Replies: 22
Views: 17666

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 5:21 pm   Subject: High G R22 takeoff (video) + Helicopter G limits?
Hi,

I found this video on youtube. The pilot accelerates to around 65 knots and pulls pretty hard for the takeoff.(takeoff at 0:33)[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iJLtSQmSk8[/youtube]
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  Topic: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
ifresh21

Replies: 26
Views: 19309

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 11:21 pm   Subject: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)

Oooh.

Yea - pretty retarded, especially since hes a 1,000 hour instructor. Can other instructors do that?

What should I do

What I WOULDN'T do is suggest to him that he is retarded!!!

W. ...
  Topic: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
ifresh21

Replies: 26
Views: 19309

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:45 pm   Subject: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
I found a video that I believe shows what I was doing wrong. Notice how this students hand is floating vs resting. I think that is what I was doing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCpDwC7xXkU

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  Topic: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
ifresh21

Replies: 26
Views: 19309

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 3:36 pm   Subject: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)

I don't believe you following through with your hand/arm in the un-natural position is achieving anything as that's not how you'll be doing it.

W.
You mean the thing he originally told me right ...
  Topic: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
ifresh21

Replies: 26
Views: 19309

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:17 am   Subject: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)

I don't believe you following through with your hand/arm in the un-natural position is achieving anything as that's not how you'll be doing it.

W.
You mean the thing he originally told me right ...
  Topic: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
ifresh21

Replies: 26
Views: 19309

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:12 pm   Subject: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
Ok so I think I found the problem.

Today, I made sure that I kept my wrist wresting comfortably on my leg. It realllyy allowed me to relax my hand and it ultimately felt much more comfortable an ...
  Topic: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
ifresh21

Replies: 26
Views: 19309

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Thu Jan 20, 2011 4:27 am   Subject: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
A good one I was told is to hold the stick like a turd wrapped in tissue paper

LMAO

That actually seems like a really good tip. I will remember that


[Reddragonbus] I think that might be ...
  Topic: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
ifresh21

Replies: 26
Views: 19309

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:51 pm   Subject: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
just remember to enjoy the rest of your training and stick with it, it's worth every penny.

Yeah. I can't forget to enjoy it. Tough when you have to deal with certain people though. I am hoping ...
  Topic: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
ifresh21

Replies: 26
Views: 19309

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 4:24 pm   Subject: Re: Grip
The Robinson is a bit peculiar since it has a T-bar, and inherently causes a student to grip too tight. Complicating matters, is the Robie's quick reaction to stick inputs unlike other smaller traine ...
  Topic: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
ifresh21

Replies: 26
Views: 19309

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:17 pm   Subject: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
Just relax and enjoy it will suddenly click Very Happy

See I wish my instructor would have acted like that. He was being a [mean person] about it. I really didn't like that. Hes like a monopoly though r ...
  Topic: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
ifresh21

Replies: 26
Views: 19309

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 3:08 pm   Subject: Have you heard your instructor talk about this? (loose hand)
Quick reply from my iPod:

Thank you for the quick responses. I don't think I understand how to avoid this death grip. I tried creating a cup with my hands around the cyclic so that only a portion o ...
 
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