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Old Apr 10, 2013, 11:45 PM
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I just can't get into helicopters but I do have some coaxial bladed ones i fly in the house.
What is the fascination with copters . too many things to go wrong ..............but i give them
credit , they can fly and I can't .... when they went 3D , roger over and out !
I think it's the illusion that they are easy to fly. An airplane is constantly moving and I think people instinctively realize you need to be on top of something like that, but the helicopter hovers and then moves around and stops, and that looks a lot easier. It's an illusion, but it's convincing. I was in the mall today and saw one of those mini helicopter stands, he did have an interesting RC boat, but I know I can get a better quality boat from somewhere else. Anyway those guys make it look easy and they fly easy helicopters, and people just don't understand what they are getting into.
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Old Apr 11, 2013, 12:04 AM
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You ever stand in one of those kiosks for an 8 hour shift with nowhere to go, and nothing to do but keep flying a helicopter? Who else could make it look easy to fly?
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Old Apr 11, 2013, 06:56 AM
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I think it's the illusion that they are easy to fly. ...
Something usually strongly suggested by the mfr/dist'r ad sale pitch videos, too.
'Course, they do that with planes too, & who hasn't been 'suckered in' by that at least a time or two?
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