Dave Hirschman

Upside-down helicopter ride

May 2, 2011 by Dave Hirschman, Senior Editor

Nothing in my flying experience prepared me for flying with Red Bull’s Chuck Aaron, the only helicopter pilot approved by the FAA for low-level aerobatic helicopter demonstrations.

Our short flight on Friday, April 29, included loops and rolls — familiar maneuvers in fixed-wing aircraft — but totally foreign in a helicopter.

Look for a far more detailed article in a future edition of AOPA Pilot magazine.

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2 Responses to “Upside-down helicopter ride”

  1. Alton K. Marsh Says:

    So was it anything like this model? http://video1.hobbico.com/gallery/xfc/2010-kyle-dahl.mpg

  2. London Helicopters Says:

    if ever you’ll visit Europe, don’t forget to ride the famous helicopter rides. I would be glad to give you a tour :)

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