This is the FAA's primary resource for helicopter operations knowledge;
it is essential reading for applicants preparing for the exams for private,
commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter class
rating. In addition to a basic introduction to the helicopter, readers will find
chapters on aerodynamics, flight controls, systems, performance, ground
procedures, basic and advanced flight maneuvers, emergencies and hazards,
attitude instrument flying, night operations, and aeronautical decision-making.
Previously titled Rotorcraft Flying Handbook, this new edition is
designed for use by flight instructors, pilots preparing for a helicopter rating
FAA Knowledge and Practical exam, and helicopter-rated pilots wishing to improve
Full-color illustrations throughout, includes glossary and index. Soft cover,
This handbook replaces the previously issued 8083-21 released in 2000.
Helicopter Instructor's Guide