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Helicopter Flying Handbook

FAA-H-8083-21B

9781619549937
208 pages
Aviation Supplies & Acad Inc
Overview

The FAA’s Helicopter Flying Handbook introduces the skills and knowledge essential for piloting helicopters. It benefits student pilots just beginning their aviation endeavors, as well as pilots preparing for additional certificates and ratings or who want to improve their flying proficiency, and flight instructors engaged in teaching pilots of all skill levels.

This handbook provides information and guidance on the procedures and maneuvers required for pilot certification. In addition to a basic introduction to the helicopter, readers will find chapters on aerodynamics, flight controls, components and systems, the rotorcraft flight manual, weight and balance, performance, ground procedures, basic and advanced flight maneuvers, emergencies and hazards, attitude instrument flying and night operations.

The Helicopter Flying Handbook is the official FAA source for learning to fly helicopters and is a primary reference for the FAA Knowledge Exams. Complete with chapter summaries and illustrated throughout with detailed, full-color drawings and photographs. It also includes a comprehensive glossary and index.

Author Bio
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the government agency that oversees and regulates procedural standards for the aviation industry. Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc. (ASA) is the leading publisher of aviation books and the largest producer of pilot supplies in the USA today, providing trusted materials for more than 80 years.