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08-16-2020 10:36 PM  39 days ago
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X-Cell Man

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Hello,
I have looked at the maneuver for hovering. The drawing tell you to hover at 2m then the written instruction tell you eye level. I am 6 ' 1 " , So if someone shorter it would at his eye level or is it 2m regardless your height? Which way are they are going by? I've always done skids at eye level, back in the 80's. Everything has changed since then.

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Dan
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08-16-2020 11:23 PM  39 days ago
Notar

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That is 6' but eye level with the skids has always been the standard for scale flying.
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08-16-2020 11:44 PM  39 days ago
X-Cell Man

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I understand 2m = 6' 6 3/4 ". It says eye level so if you are 5' 2" his eye level is different then mine. So do the judges go by 2m or eye level of the pilot? The rule book is contradicting. I hate to practice and be off by 6 inches

Dan
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08-16-2020 11:50 PM  39 days ago
Rojoalfa

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Eye level... 2 mts... 6'

Things are not obvious.
A procedure must be clear enough.

When this misspell happens and someone need to decide if you follow the procedure, only the lawyers can solve such a mess.

Definitely, short people can't fly that type of contest.

So, the procedure is wrong.

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Saludos cordiales,
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08-17-2020 03:10 AM  39 days ago
Munger

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Actually the rule book says the skids should be approximately at a height of 2 meters and since it is a safety requirement a more severe downgrade should be given for being low as opposed to being high.

Rule 28.10 in the AMA rules.
When in doubt slam the collective it won't help but it will end the suspense
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08-17-2020 11:22 AM  39 days ago
Notar

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If you fly skids at eye level, you will be good.
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