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Posted by kdean | Sep 24, 2012 @ 02:58 AM | 7,527 Views
ok boys and girls, our lesson for today is...

Getting Some Tail.

Ok, i'm getting back into my 'school teacher' mode now that summer break is over. I just want to share another one of my '3D flying lessons' here with you guys. It is geared to more advanced pilots, but beginners can do it too.

If you have not see or read my '3D flight plan' blog you might want to start there, and come back to these excersizes later. Here is the link


Getting some tail is every young mans dream. It may take some a longer time to achieve, but once the techiniques are mastered, he can get some good tail action whenever he wants. Now go wash your dirty minds cause the tail im refering to is the rudder of your heli. Your so naughty...

What im talking about is piroettes and quick, accurate control of the rudder. We've all seen the vids of the pros doing piro flips, piro rolls, piro tic tocs, and just about every transition or skill that they do has the rudder whipping around looking almost out of contorl. Ofcourse as the noobs that we are, if that heli is not tail in our thumbs start shaking and palms get sweaty. So here are the excercises that i plan to focus on for awhile to gain control of my tail, and get some good 'tail' action going.

Before getting into these excersizes you should be comfortable hovering in all orientations, upright at least.

These excersizes are not only another orientation builder. The main purpose of...Continue Reading