Helicopter Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration): FAA-H-8083-21A

Helicopter Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration): FAA-H-8083-21A

by Federal Aviation Administration

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Overview

An official publication of the Federal Aviation Administration, this is the ultimate technical manual for anyone who flies or wants to learn to fly a helicopter.

If you’re preparing for private, commercial, or flight instruction pilot certificates, it’s more than essential reading—it’s the best possible study guide available, and its information can be lifesaving. In authoritative and easy-to-understand language, here are explanations of general aerodynamics and the aerodynamics of flight, navigation, communication, flight controls, flight maneuvers, emergencies, and more.

Also included is an extensive glossary of terms ensuring that even the most technical language can be easily understood. The Helicopter Flying Handbook is an indispensable text for any pilot who wants to operate a helicopter safely in a range of conditions. Chapters cover a variety of subjects including helicopter components, weight and balance, basic flight maneuvers, advanced flight maneuvers, emergencies and hazards, aeronautical decision making, night operations, and many more. With full-color illustrations detailing every chapter, this is a one-of-a-kind resource for pilots and would-be pilots.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629145914
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 09/02/2014
Edition description: Updated ed.
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

The Federal Aviation Administration is the national aviation authority of the United States. It regulates and oversees the aviation industry, pilot licensing, and airspace with the goal of providing “the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.”

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