THE ESSENTIAL HANDBOOK FOR EVERY HELICOPTER PILOT - FROM THE BASICS TO ADVANCED FLIGHT MANEUVERS!
- FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT: the theory and practice of helicopter flight cannot be fully explained or adequately understood with black-and-white illustrations; color is vital. Unlike other versions available, this edition uses full color from start to finish.
- FULL-SIZE 8.5" x 11" edition - large, easy-to-read text and illustrations.
The Helicopter Flying Handbook is a technical manual for pilots who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter class rating. Certificated flight instructors will also find this handbook a valuable training aid, since detailed coverage of aerodynamics, flight controls, systems, performance, flight maneuvers, emergencies, and aeronautical decision-making are included.
INTRODUCTION TO THE HELICOPTER - AERODYNAMICS OF FLIGHT - HELICOPTER FLIGHT CONTROLS - HELICOPTER COMPONENTS, SECTIONS AND SYSTEMS - ROTORCRAFT FLIGHT MANUAL - WEIGHT AND BALANCE - HELICOPTER PERFORMANCE - GROUND PROCEDURES AND FLIGHT PREPARATIONS - BASIC FLIGHT MANEUVERS - ADVANCED FLIGHT MANEUVERS - HELICOPTER EMERGENCIES AND HAZARDS - ATTITUDE INSTRUMENT FLYING - NIGHT OPERATIONS - EFFECTIVE AERONAUTICAL DECISION-MAKING
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