Principles of Helicopter Flight - Book

Principles of Helicopter Flight - Book Price : $24.95

For the student learning to fly helicopters in the 21st century, this book is one of the essential keys to flight.

Helicopter pilots need to thoroughly understand the consequences of their actions, and base them upon sound technical knowledge. This textbook provides a foundation by explaining why the helicopter flies and, more importantly, why it sometimes doesn't. It examines the aerodynamic factors associated with rotor stalls, mast bumping, wind effect, as well as maneuvering flight to include the hover, forward flight, the flare, and autorotation. Helicopter design and components, performance, and weight and balance is covered, along with special techniques such as different types of takeoffs and landings, operating on sloping surfaces, sling operations, mountain flying, and helicopter icing. Technical knowledge and sound handling are the crucial ingredients that make a safe pilot.

This Second Edition benefits from additional discussion of the NOTAR system and strakes, as well as frequently misunderstood principles of airspeed and high altitude operations. The book also concludes with a multiple-choice practice examination; used in conjunction with quizzes for each chapter, the reader can test their grasp of helicopter aerodynamics.

Soft cover, 8.25" x 10.75", 320 pages, illustrated, glossary, index.

ASA-PHF-2


If not completely satisfied with any product,
return it within 30 days for a prompt, friendly refund.
GOK EC71

Top of page

Customer Service
Toll Free 800-854-1001
Intl. +1 858-541-2200
Technical Support
Toll Free 877-810-5464
Intl. +1 858-541-2202
© 2016 King Schools, Inc. All Rights Reserved
3840 Calle Fortunada - San Diego, CA USA 92123-1825 | 800-854-1001 or +1 858-541-2200 (worldwide)
Click to close
Flash 9.0 is required to play this video.  Either your browser does not have Flash installed or it is currently disabled.