Learning to Fly Helicopters, by Randal Padfield

Learning to Fly Helicopters

by Randal Padfield

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ISBN-13:
9780071808620
Copyright Date:
2014
Pages:
545
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Paperback
Weight:
1.2lbs
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An introduction to helicopter flying techniques, many of which are difficult to master, as well as a discussion of emergency procedure, human factors, advanced operations and even a section on careers.

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 everything in between. Written in a conversational style, the book demystifies the art and science of helicopter flying. Real-world advice from the author and other pilots is included throughout. This copiously illustrated, up-to-date edition features new information on glass cockpits, turbine engines, IFR flying, the latest FAA test standards for a private helicopter pilot certificate, emergency and safety procedures, how to choose a flight school, career opportunities, and more. Become a private or professional helicopter pilot with help from this trusted resource!


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A very good refresher Jan 8, 2007 Anonymous
  This is the best book I have read on basic helicopter piloting(and I've read a lot!), and a very good refresher and introduction to basic and advanced helicopter operations for students or old pros alike. Written in a very easy going and understandable conversational style, it doesn't read like a textbook, but more as though the obviously very experienced writer is speaking to his readers.... more...

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