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Learning to fly helicopters

Author: R Randall Padfield
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2013] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive guide to helicopter flying and flight training for aspiring private or professional helicopter pilots--updated for the first time in 20 years! Extensively revised to cover the latest industry advances, Learning to Fly Helicopters, Second Edition, provides details on the technical and practical aspects of rotarywing flight, guiding you from preflight preparation through postflight procedures and  Read more...
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Padfield, R. Randall.
Learning to fly helicopters.
(OCoLC)857524131
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Randall Padfield
ISBN: 9780071808620 0071808620
OCLC Number: 867141552
Notes: Previous edition: New York: TAB, 1992.
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 521 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Brief TOCPart 1:Essentials for Students and Private Helicopter PilotsCh 1. Helicopter MythsCh 2. Basic AerodynamicsCh 3. Flight ControlsCh 4. Your First FlightCh 5. Basic Flight ManeuversCh 6. Learning to HoverCh 7. More Basic ManeuversCh 8. AutorotationCh 9. Advanced ManeuversCh 10. EmergenciesCh 11. Aircraft SystemsCh 12. Low-Level FlyingCh 13. Helicopter Flight Test StandardsCh 14. Flight Training TipsCh 15. Ten CommandmentsCh 16. Commonly Used Hand SignalsPart 2: Flying Helicopters ProfessionallyCh 17. Employment OpportunitiesCh 18.Human Factors and SafetyCh 19. Cross-County FlyingCh 20. Born-Again CopilotsCh 21.Helicopter Associations Worth JoiningCh 22. Common Civilian HelicoptersPostflightGlossary
Responsibility: R. Randall Padfield.

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Updated for the first time in 20 years, this complete guide to helicopter flight training introduces the beginner pilot to common maneuvers and flight mechanics, and helps you navigate the transition  Read more...

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