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This handbook is the FAA’s primary resource for teaching helicopter operations. As a basic introduction to the aircraft and helicopter flight training, it contains detailed coverage of all required knowledge areas. Subjects are supported with information on common student errors, practical flight instructor tips and strategies, instructional hazards, and sample lesson plans. Readers will gain the knowledge to effectively teach pilots how to safely operate a helicopter.
Weight and Balance
Preflight and Postflight Procedures
Basic and Advanced Flight Maneuvers
Attitude Instrument Flying
Practical Exam and Flight Reviews
Single-pilot Resource Management
Aeronautical decision-making Risk Management
A companion to the Helicopter Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-21A), this FAA handbook is designed as a technical manual for use by applicants who are preparing for their flight instructor pilot certificate (CFI) with a helicopter class rating, as well as for experienced helicopter instructors preparing pilots for a helicopter rating. This manual is illustrated throughout with detailed, full‑color drawings and photographs.
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Very Good Company
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My first car was an MG :)
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Will be a return customer - Thank you Marv Golden!
Complaining about shipping taking too long and I got a standard email saying sorry. That is not customer service they did not fix the problem or help the matter by doing something to maintain my business