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Post by Guest on Fri 4 Jul 2014 - 0:03

Hi all,

I'm very new to the SIM world. In fact have only been flying for 2 months or so and start very late as I'm 43. My first experience with flying helicopters actually came from the game Take On Helicopters. I was actually suprised just how hard it is to learn to fly a helicopter and as I like a challenge this was what hooked me quickly.
After watching some documentaries on the Huey I fell smitten with this particular type of helicopter and actually went on a hunt for other flight simulators to further my experience... which is how I landed in the DCS World.
If I could go back 20 or so years and choose a different career-route it would be Helicopter pilot for sure.

As I'm quite new I can not say I'm an ACE. Far from it , I've got a lot of practicing to do, but I have been practicing on averge 2 to 3 hours/day since I started (much to the dispair of my wife) so I'm progressing quickly.  
I guess what I AM missing in the experience is companions to fly with : training is fun in itself but you can only progress 'so fast' if you do it on your own without people pointing out your mistakes. I'd also love to help others learn to fly so I think that's certainly how I would contribute).

I live in Antwerp, Belgium.

Cheers,
Benny

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Post by (HHC/229) Skullz on Fri 4 Jul 2014 - 0:11

Welcome! Just click on the Usergroups menu at the top of the page and request to join B Co. Once you do that you'll receive further instructions about teamspeak and servers in a private message.

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Post by (A/229) Hawkeye on Fri 4 Jul 2014 - 0:57

Welcome Aboard degeus71 (Benny)

I think you'll find these folks are a great Resource for ANY questions that you might have regarding Rotary wing flight... I know I have.


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Post by (HHC/229) flyer on Fri 4 Jul 2014 - 4:04

Hi degeus71...welcome to the 229th. I look forward to flying with you.

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Post by (B/229) NeF on Fri 4 Jul 2014 - 4:32

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Post by (C/229) LiveBait on Fri 4 Jul 2014 - 9:21

Hi degeus, welcome.

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Post by (HHC/229) Strut on Fri 4 Jul 2014 - 12:37

Welcome in Degeus71

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