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11 hours ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

 

One of my uncles mentioned doing the same with a UH-1.  maintaining enough forward velocity for the vertical stab to maintain authority, and riding it down the strip, leaving a trail of sparks.

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Turkey to export 30 ATAK helicopters to PakistanTurkey and Pakistan signed a $1.5 billion deal for 30 ATAK helicopters

 

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Tests of the Turkish combat helicopter AI T129 ATAK in high-altitude conditions in Pakistan, with the flight at an altitude of 4200 meters, May 2016 (c) defenceandtechnology.com

 

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On 6/3/2018 at 4:18 PM, Alzoc said:

A bit of heli vs car silliness:

 

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Had to turn on subtitles (I can read French better than I can hear it) but that was some silly fun shit.

It does give a good idea of how helos "fly".

By furiously beating the air into submission.

 

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