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Because I'm always flying my little Bell 206B3 / Jet Ranger / TH67 Creek, I never have the opportunity to video what I actually do. So, I went and filmed at one of the family days on the opposite shift.
The video takes place at Allen Stage Field, which is associated with Ft. Rucker, in AL. The stage field has 6 lanes, all of which are controlled from a control tower. This is the first stage field for most students where radios are introduced to the full workload they will have for their final check ride during primary.
At this hour level, approx 30-35 hours the students are practicing max performance takeoffs, touchdown autorotations, run on type landings, takeoff from the ground, steep approaches, and some other maneuvers which are not graded which include 180 autos, hydraulics off, stuck pedal procedures.
It is a very controlled environment, so the risk is relatively low compared to other army missions.