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Good Helicopters?

Postby Captain LaForest » Thu Jun 25, 2015 5:14 am

I would like a helicopter that is simple to start up, but is well modeled and has a good FDM. If anyone knows of any, post them below. Thanks!
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Re: Good Helicopters?

Postby someguy » Thu Jun 25, 2015 5:33 am

EC135, M-XE. The UH-1 flies quite realistically, according to a pilot who flew one in the military, but is more difficult to handle.

IMHO, a good FDM is more important than all other aspects combined. Bad helis are terribly frustrating, or boring if they're arcade-like.
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Re: Good Helicopters?

Postby VicMar » Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:38 am

Hughes MD-500E is a lively little craft which respondes very quickly to controls. Good fun to fly.
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Re: Good Helicopters?

Postby StuartC » Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:49 am

Lynx Wildcat. Heavier than the MD500E but very responsive, easy to start. ... otary-wing
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Re: Good Helicopters?

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