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Old Sep 19, 2011, 05:41 PM
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Someday, you "might" be this good. (video)

Had some awesome talent at our local fly-in, check it out.
(note: if the video doesn't play smoothly, click on the HD button and turn it OFF)

2011 LMAC Heli Fly-in (5 min 33 sec)
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Old Sep 19, 2011, 06:54 PM
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I really like 1:15~1:33 or so....I know that the tricks they do are complicated and difficult but they all look generic and exactly the same. I love it when they slow it down and you actually see what the machine is doing.
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Old Sep 19, 2011, 07:03 PM
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Honestly??? "Good" is all relative and I find FAI-F3C flying more impressive. I actually find the slow technically challening maneuver harder to do. "stick banging" certainly is fast and furious and I don't want to take anything away from those that have the skill but it just doesn't interest me.
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Old Sep 20, 2011, 12:25 AM
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I'd want some chain link between me and those 700s on the flight line. I'd be a viewer 100 feet away and still thinking about where to duck.
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Old Sep 20, 2011, 10:34 AM
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Fly like that with lights, at night... and you just might break the record for UFO calls.

Makes me wonder if the military had something like these way back when...
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Old Sep 20, 2011, 11:31 AM
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I really enjoyed watching the kids fly. I really should become a better pilot so I can teach my boy. I am just beginning with the helis.
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