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In this category we explain general topics related to helicopters.

Why can a helicopter even fly? Last part

This is the 6th and last part of the series "Why can a helicopter fly at all?" If you want to read in turn, you will find the previous parts here: Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Bernoulli, pressures, lift in detail Part 3: Reaction principle and conservation of momentum Part 4: The vertical start Part 5: The tail rotor Part 6: [ ...]

December 8th, 2020|

Helicopter sightseeing flight on Mars

Space copter. A flight out of this world. Reality or fiction? Prepare for a surprise! Your children or grandchildren may be able to use the following offer from us as Mars tourists in the not too distant future: Everything just fiction and a beautiful dream? At least one thing will soon become a reality: [...]

July 24th, 2020|

Why can a helicopter fly? Part 5 – tail rotor

This is the 5th part of the series "Why can a helicopter fly at all?" If you want to read one after the other, you will find the previous parts here: Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Bernoulli, pressures, lift in detail Part 3: Reaction principle and conservation of momentum Part 4: The vertical start Part 5: Completely turned away - why a tail rotor Well [...]

August 14th, 2018|

Always this pressure - flying in the heat

Many customers prefer to imagine a squeaky blue sky without a cloud in the sky as ideal weather for sightseeing. I have to say that as a helicopter pilot I find that rather boring. Clouds have a certain fascination for me because of the shapes and play of light depending on the amount of sunlight. You see even more interesting up close [...]

August 8th, 2018|

Palina and me

One fine day some time ago the phone rang. It was an agency's turn. Whether the helicopter can be chartered and whether you can film it, they have a project. Now I know that agencies for any film project usually know relatively little about helicopters, what is actually feasible and possible and [...]

July 18th, 2018|

Why can a helicopter fly? Part 4

This is the fourth part. If you would like to read in sequence, you will find the previous parts here: Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Bernoulli, pressures, lift in detail Part 3: Reaction principle and conservation of momentum Part 4: Completely lifted off: The vertical take-off Before an aircraft can take off, it must reach a necessary minimum speed. Only then will the [...]

June 29th, 2018|

The airspace - almost endless expanses

As a helicopter pilot, I am often asked on sightseeing flights whether I have to register somewhere if I start a sightseeing flight in Jesenwang with the helicopter? This question can usually not be answered in monosyllables. Most passengers only know flying from the vacation plane. This usually starts from larger airports like Munich or Frankfurt and not on [...]

June 25th, 2018|

Why can a helicopter fly at all? Part 3

This part is the third part. If you would like to read in sequence, you will find the previous parts here: Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Bernoulli, pressures, lift in detail Part 3: Reaction principle and conservation of momentum The curvature of the wing is important, but not the only effect. We also know from the English naturalist Isaac [...]

May 29th, 2018|

A whiskey over Munich? Please speak clearly anyway!

During our sightseeing flights, I like to set the radio in our helicopter so that my passengers can listen to the radio via headphones - for most of them it is an exciting experience. When else do you have the opportunity to experience first-hand these frequencies that normal kitchen radio can no longer receive. Despite whiskey zero per mille [...]

April 26th, 2018|
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