“Anticipate leveling off to end up at the desired altitude without busting through it. Use the 10 percent rule of thumb. If climbing at 500 feet per minute, start to level off when 50 feet below the desired altitude. If climbing 1,000 feet per minute, start to level off 100 feet below the desired altitude. If climbing 5,000 feet per minute, you’re not flying a helicopter.   Ease”


R. Padfield, Learning to Fly Helicopters, Second Edition
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