Met up with @WreckingCrew to show him how to hover in the Huey. Gave him some pointers on how controlling yaw attitude during pick up is incredibly important - without a steady heading, pitch and bank inputs get confounded into complex unintended motion that’s hard to counter from inside a spinning box.
Then I showed him the finer points of how not to make approaches:
@Maclean and @AeroMechanical were there, too.
At least you didn’t break the spotlight…
Looks like a text book heli landing to me…
Found the “glass half full” guy…!
This impromptu helicopter clinic was great.
Before, the Ka-50’s datalink feature was an incomprehensible mess of a system I had no hope of understanding.
Now, the Ka-50’s datalink feature is an incomprehensible mess of a system that magically points my SHKVAL at something that needs to be blown up.
LOL! You guys. All it takes is one little mistake. Done that a few times myself.
I bent my little thingie, again!