Learning to Fly Helicopters

Learning to Fly Helicopters

AUD $49.95

Code
9780071577243
Author
R. Randall Padfield

DESCRIPTION

This information-packed guide covers virtually everything you need to know to become a safe and efficient helicopter pilot - it's an ideal supplement to ground school training.
Inside Learning to fly helicopters:
  • The principles of rotary-wing aerodynamics ...

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This information-packed guide covers virtually everything you need to know to become a safe and efficient helicopter pilot - it's an ideal supplement to ground school training.
Inside Learning to fly helicopters:
  • The principles of rotary-wing aerodynamics 
  • Easy-to-read explanations of what the cockpit controls do and how to use them
  • Your first flight - What you can expect to see, hear and feel
  • Basic flight manoeuvres - takeoffs, climbs, descents and landings
  • Hovering - tips on how to hover forward, sideways, rearward and with the wind
  • How to autorotate and avoid common errors
  • Advanced manoeuvres - operating from a confined area, slope landings and takeoffs and hihg-altitude operations

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