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This is the FAA’s primary resource for helicopter operations knowledge; it is essential reading for applicants preparing for the exams for private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter class rating. In addition to a basic introduction to the helicopter, readers will find chapters on aerodynamics, flight controls, systems, performance, ground procedures, basic and advanced flight maneuvers, emergencies and hazards, attitude instrument flying, night operations, and aeronautical decision-making.
Previously titled Rotorcraft Flying Handbook, this new edition is designed for use by flight instructors, pilots preparing for a helicopter rating FAA Knowledge and Practical exam, and helicopter-rated pilots wishing to improve their knowledge.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
1] Introduction to the Helicopter 2] Aerodynamics of Flight 3] Helicopter Flight Controls 4] Helicopter Components, Sections, and Systems 5] Rotorcraft Flight Manual 6] Weight & Balance 7] Helicopter Performance 8] Ground Procedures and Flight Preparations 9] Basic Flight Manuevers 10] Advanced Flight Manuevers 11] Helicopter Emergencies and Hazards 12] Attitude Instrument Flying 13] Night Operations 14] Effective Aeronautical Decision Making Glossary Index
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