Before your try to fly a helicopter, you first need to fully understand how the flight controls work.
Most small training helicopters require both hands and feet on the controls most of the time and as you make one input other inputs are usually required in addition/response. I’d describe flying a training helicopter as like patting your head, while rubbing your tummy, whilst balancing on a beach ball on one foot and holding a conversation. 🙂 But like many things, it all comes together with practice.
Watch the VIDEO below to get the basics of helicopter controls, demonstrated in a Robinson R22 . And, by the way, no I do NOT fly in flipflops! 😉