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Helicopter Flying Handbook: FAA-H-8083-21a (FAA Handbooks)by Federal Aviation Administration
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Written for applicants preparing for the private, commercial, or flight instructor certificate with a helicopter rating, this guide covers both aeronautical knowledge and skills for operating the aircrafts and is a valuable tool for flight instructors as a teaching aid. In addition to a basic introduction to the helicopter and its systems, chapters on aerodynamics, flight controls, performance, ground procedures, flight maneuvers, emergencies and hazards, attitude instrument flying, and night operations are included. This edition is revised and updated to new standards, regulations, and procedures released by the FAA, and the chapter Aeronautical Decision Making has been revised to include newer decision-making models, information on CFIT awareness, and automation management.
This is the FAAand#8217;s primary resource for helicopter operations knowledge; it is essential reading for applicants preparing for the exams for private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter class rating. In addition to a basic introduction to the helicopter, readers will find chapters on aerodynamics, flight controls, systems, performance, ground procedures, basic and advanced flight maneuvers, emergencies and hazards, attitude instrument flying, night operations, and aeronautical decision-making.
Previously titled Rotorcraft Flying Handbook, this new edition is designed for use by flight instructors, pilots preparing for a helicopter rating FAA Knowledge and Practical exam, and helicopter-rated pilots wishing to improve their knowledge.
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