Rotorcraft Flying Handbook - Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Rotorcraft Flying Handbook

By Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • Release Date: 2011-03-09
  • Genre: Transportation
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The Rotorcraft Flying Handbook is designed as a technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter or gyroplane class rating. Certificated flight instructors may find this handbook a valuable training aid, since detailed coverage of aerodynamics, flight controls, systems, performance, flight maneuvers, emergencies, and aeronautical decision making is included.  Contents: Chapter 1—Introduction to the Helicopter;  Chapter 2—General Aerodynamics;  Chapter 3—Aerodynamics of Flight;  Chapter 4—Helicopter Flight Controls;  Chapter 5—Helicopter Systems;  Chapter 6—Rotorcraft Flight Manual (Helicopter);  Chapter 7—Weight and Balance;  Chapter 8 Performance;  Chapter 9—Basic Flight Maneuvers;  Chapter 10—Advanced Maneuvers;  Chapter 11—Helicopter Emergencies;  Chapter 12—Attitude Instrument Flying;  Chapter 13—Night Operations;  Chapter 14—Aeronautical Decision Making;  Chapter 15—Introduction to the Gyroplane;  Chapter 16—Aerodynamics of the Gyroplane;  Chapter 17—Gyroplane Flight Controls;  Chapter 18—Gyroplane Systems;  Chapter 19—Rotorcraft Flight Manual
(Gyroplane);  Chapter 20—Flight Operations;  Chapter 21—Gyroplane Emergencies;  Chapter 22—Gyroplane Aeronautical Decision Making;  Glossary and index.