9781602399976

Rotorcraft Flying Handbook (Updated Edition)

Federal Aviation Administration

ISBN 10: 1602399972 / 1-60239-997-2
ISBN 13: 9781602399976
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication Date: 2014
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:

The essential guide for anyone who wants to fly a helicopter or gyroplane—newly updated.

Designed by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for anyone who flies or wants to learn to fly a helicopter or gyroplane. 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 life-saving. In authoritative and understandable language, here are explanations of general aerodynamics and the aerodynamics of flight, navigation, communication, flight controls, flight maneuvers, emergencies, and more.

With full-color illustrations detailing every chapter, this is a one-of-a-kind resource for pilots and would-be pilots. 500 color photographs