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Old Oct 11, 2012, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by nagromnewo View Post
Right answer, wrong explanation!

All FP helicopters will naturally drift to the left on takeoff. The bumps are there to lean the helicopter a bit to the right so it takes off more vertically. It will still drift a bit to the left, so you need to counter with right aileron, but the bumps help.

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No expert here, but I think all single rotor heli's (FP and CP) have that tendency, due to tail rotor? (Maybe less so for CP for various reasons.)
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