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What's it's like to fly an 11,500-pound experimental helicopter (with zero experience)

What's it's like to fly an 11,500-pound experimental helicopter (with zero experience)

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The tablet attached to my leg—and the former Coast Guard pilot by my side—helped. We're hovering over the tarmac in a large helicopter. Mark Ward, a former commander in the Coast Guard, is on my left, giving me a brief, real-time lesson in how to fly a chopper—a 5.8-ton, multi-million-dollar flying …

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