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Landing your helicopter

Landing the helicopter

The most basic landing tachnique in a helicopter involves slowing from forward flight by "flaring" - descending to a hover and then landing straight down from about 20 feet.



The diagram below shows you the positions of the
JOYSTICK - IN GREEN and the COLLECTIVE - IN RED.

This assumes that you have a throttle control and you have set the sim options to operate it helo-style - i.e. max power in the back or up position and idle forward or down.





Oooops! How am I going to explain the scratches?

Don't forget to lower the landing gear.



These images were taken using a Creative 3D Blaster Banshee.

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