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Bell 206 & Md 500 Training


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After your reply I called them and asked.

The only thing they will not do is autos all the way to the ground.

I don´t know where you went and did our turbine but at Sunsethelicopters the will help you as much as they can.


I hope it will be worth to go down there.




That's 720/ hour. What kind of training do you get for that ? Will they cover emergencies (engine failures, stuck pedals, gov failure, etc) ? I don't want to bash US training, but they put much less emphasis on emergencies that we do here. I'm not speaking through my hat here. I've got my FAA ticket and did my Astar endoesement in the US. My instructor refused to do stuck pedals with me. Said insurance wouldn't allow it... :down: Stuck pedals aren't even covered in the FAA check ride anymore... :shock:

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I did my 12hrs hours 500 with Applebee in oregon, we did autos, hover, strait, 180, no jams, but I'd didn't ask. went for mountain playtime and learn then feel for the 500. did ag turns and other fun bits as well.

for the most part though, my US training experiences were quite poor, Applebee was great, what everm I wanted to do, I just had to ask.

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