The Rotorcraft Flying Handbook is designed as a technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter or gyroplane class rating. Certificated flight instructors may find this handbook a valuable training aid, since detailed coverage of aerodynamics, flight controls, systems, performance, flight maneuvers, emergencies, and aeronautical decision making is included. Contents: Chapter 1-Introduction to the Helicopter; Chapter 2-General aerodynamics; Chapter 3-aerodynamics of Flight; Chapter 4-Helicopter Flight Controls; Chapter 5-Helicopter Systems; Chapter 6-Rotorcraft Flight Manual (Helicopter); Chapter 7-Weight and Balance; Chapter 8 Performance; Chapter 9-Basic Flight Maneuvers; Chapter 10-Advanced Maneuvers; Chapter 11-Helicopter Emergencies; Chapter 12-Attitude Instrument Flying; Chapter 13-Night Operations; Chapter 14-aeronautical Decision Making; Chapter 15-Introduction to the Gyroplane; Chapter 16-aerodynamics of the Gyroplane; Chapter 17-Gyroplane Flight Controls; Chapter 18-Gyroplane Systems; Chapter 19-Rotorcraft Flight Manual (Gyroplane); Chapter 20-Flight Operations; Chapter 21-Gyroplane Emergencies; Chapter 22-Gyroplane aeronautical Decision Making; Glossary and index.
by Federal Aviation Administration
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