Learning to fly helicopters

Learning to fly helicopters

Code : 9143
Learning To Fly Helicopters by Padfield is an information packed guide covering basic flight, principles of rotary-wing aerodynamics, hovering, and auto-rotations, offering the ideal supplement to your ground school training.
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More advanced manoeuvres like slope landings, confined area operations and high altitude operations are also included in this 354 page softback. B & W illustrations.

    This second edition covers:
  • Five myths about helicopters.
  • Basic aerodynamics.
  • Flight controls.
  • Your first Flight.
  • Basic flight maneuvers.
  • Learning to hover.
  • Autorotations.
  • Advanced maneuvers, with ne material on hoisting, sling loads and off shore operations.
  • Emergencies
  • Hazards of low level flying.
  • Flight training tips - civil and military.
  • Aircraft systems with new information on glass cockpits and turbine engines.
  • Private pilot practical test standards for helicopter pilots.
  • The ten commandments for helicopter pilots.
  • Weight and balance
  • Human factors
  • ....and more
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