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Rotorcraft Flying Handbook

Length: 659 pages6 hours


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 1Introduction to the Helicopter; Chapter 2General Aerodynamics; Chapter 3Aerodynamics of Flight; Chapter 4Helicopter Flight Controls; Chapter 5Helicopter Systems; Chapter 6Rotorcraft Flight Manual (Helicopter); Chapter 7Weight and Balance; Chapter 8 Performance; Chapter 9Basic Flight Maneuvers; Chapter 10Advanced Maneuvers; Chapter 11Helicopter Emergencies; Chapter 12Attitude Instrument Flying; Chapter 13Night Operations; Chapter 14Aeronautical Decision Making; Chapter 15Introduction to the Gyroplane; Chapter 16Aerodynamics of the Gyroplane; Chapter 17Gyroplane Flight Controls; Chapter 18Gyroplane Systems; Chapter 19Rotorcraft Flight Manual (Gyroplane); Chapter 20Flight Operations; Chapter 21Gyroplane Emergencies; Chapter 22Gyroplane Aeronautical Decision Making; Glossary and index.

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