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Private Pilot Rotorcraft Practical Test Standards: For Helicopter and Gyroplane FAA-S-8081-15aby Federal Aviation Administration (faa)
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Detailed and up-to-date information on exactly what rotorcraft pilot candidates will need to explain and demonstrate during the oral and practical portions of their final flight test is provided in this cockpit-sized booklet. Knowledge requirements such as preflight preparations and airport operations, skill requirements—including what hovering maneuvers should be executed—and areas of navigation and emergency procedures that must be mastered are discussed for both Section 1 (Helicopter) and Section 2 (Gyroplane) of the Rotorcraft test. Supplementary reference materials and areas of background study, which helps test takers learn the required matter and obtain their pilot licenses, are also described.
ASA reprints the most current FAA Practical Test Standards (PTS) in this series of handy cockpit-sized guides. ASAs Private Pilot Rotorcraft Practical Test Standards book includes both Section 1 (for Helicopter) and Section 2 (for Gyroplane).
The PTS guide students, instructors, and FAA-designated examiners through checkrides. Every PTS details the skill and knowledge that must be demonstrated before an examiner can issue a certificate or rating to an applicant. Written by the FAA, these books list the knowledge and experience prerequisites, the levels of skill that must be demonstrated before an examiner can issue a certificate or rating to an applicant, and describe background study and reference materials.
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The Federal Aviation Administration is the government organization that sets and regulates procedural standards for the aviation industry.
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