Helicopters 300 hours in the mini 500

Just trying to encourage anyone who wants to fly whirlybirds to stick with it.
Like most people I found helicopters quite challenging with a steep learning curve at the start but I stuck with it. Then I tried the got friends mini 500 and I was hooked an absolute joy to fly, stable but very manoeuvrable. After 300 hours in the cockpit I’m still learning and still loving it.

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Helicopters are fun. They will never be easy. Every landing is a challenge.

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They are certainly a challenge I found the first 50 hours a challenge (but I’m a slow learner lol) but keep practicing. Surprisingly having a joystick where you can add an extension tube (I use a 100mm one) makes the biggest difference it makes small inputs a lot easier. And flying in VR gives the more immersive experience.

The video I recorded in VR and plan more to follow, I’m planning flight that highlight those airstrip gems in this sim.

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I just purchased the Mini 500! Am I able to change or customize the color scheme or was I supposed to do that before I bought it?

Congratulations on your 300+ hours. I’m very excited to get flying!!

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