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Helicopter Flying Handbook By USDOT FAA
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Helicopter Flying Handbook USDOT FAA. This handbook adopts a selective method and concept to flying helicopters and gyroplanes.
A Pilot's Tale - Flying Helicopters In Vietnam By William Heilman
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In the 60's, a war was being fought in Vietnam. Helicopters were being used in many different rolls for the first time. The Army began to rely heavily on the Warrant Officer corps to supply the... More > demand for new pilot's. The author recounts his journey to Warrant Officer and his experiences flying helicopters on two tours of duty in Vietnam.< Less
A Pilot's Tale - Flying Helicopters In Vietnam By William Heilman
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The 60's were a time of turmoil. A war was raging in Southeast Asia and across the country on college campuses,protests against the war were shutting down classes. The country was divided. The... More > author recounts stories about becoming a helicopter pilot and flying two tours of duty in Vietnam during this period.< Less
Helicopter Aerodynamics Volume II By Ray Prouty
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This is a collection of the Ray Prouty's columns in Rotor and Wing and American Helicopter Society's Vertiflite magazine from 1992 to 2004.
Helicopter Aerodynamics Volume I By Ray Prouty
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This is a collection of Ray Prouty's columns from Rotor and Wing magazine from 1979 to 1992.
Helicopter Principles Of Flight By Phil Croucher
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How the helicopter flies! In plain English (as far as possible!)
The Helicopter Pilot's Handbook By Phil Croucher
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Many companies assume that new pilots know their job right from the start, which means that they will give you minimal training. This book aims to fill in those gaps and help make you look like a... More > professional in no time. Covers slinging, offshore, mountain flying, etc.< Less
Homer the Helicopter Grand Canyon Adventures By Julie W. Buscher
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Homer, an emerald-eyed, little 'copter is "born" in the factory , and given to the wise Elsa to raise. But the mischievous Homer disobeys his mother. Elsa enrolls him in flight school,... More > where instructor Hank teaches Homer the correct way to fly. Homer earns his wings, and becomes a touring helicopter at the Grand Canyon,taking children on rollicking, cliff-hanging rides! Homer's nemesis, Baldazar, the eagle, viciously attacks the copter. Homer is jealous of Baldazar's skills, and takes his controls away from Hank, following the eagle into the Canyon's bottom. Homer and Hank suffer a horrifying crash in the raging river! Instructor Jennie ultimately meets the wrecked 'copter and has him repaired.--Danger, pitfalls, excitement and heartfelt love abound throughout this delightful, entertaning and educational chapter book for 5-10 ages; with 72 pages, over 20 color illustrations. **Useful as a handup book to read to young children to increase their vocabulary and understanding of the English language.< Less
A Wolf's Moon: A Helicopter Pilot's Story By Hank Sands
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Set in the glorious mountains and plains of the Yukon, NWT, Alberta and British Columbia, A Wolf’s Moon is a gripping account of Hank Sands’ adventures during his many years piloting... More > helicopters. In Wood Buffalo National Park, Hank finds himself skinny dipping with a one-ton buffalo. Near Stewart BC, he flies over an avalanche path with a bundle of dynamite fused to blow at any second, but it is lodged unreachable outside on the cargo rack. In an isolated Yukon tent camp a mad Irishman threatens to chop everyone up with an axe. High in the Bugaboos, Sands stares half-blind as explosive fuel drips from a damaged fuel tank onto the red-hot turbo charger of his crashed helicopter. Hank flies into a 130,000-volt powerline. These are but a few from this collection of incredible yet true tales. Hank Sands joined the RCAF in 1956 and piloted the CF-100 all-weather fighter. On leaving the air force in 1964, he flew helicopters for 18 years. In 2001, Hank and his wife Linda moved to Victoria, BC.< Less
Contact Flying By Jim Dulin
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Contact flying involves the best situational awareness available in flight: visual observation of the earth, relative wind noise, control pressure, and application of rudder based on differential... More > butt cheek pressure. No instrument, including airspeed indicator or ball is needed or used. The techniques covered are the low (6" to 3') ground effect takeoff, 45 degree Dutch rolls, the energy management (no load factor) turn, the apparent brisk walk rate of closure approach, the six second low level forced landing, the angle across the runway extreme crosswind landing, flying slow in updrafts and fast in downdrafts to achieve greater than excess engine thrust for climb in the mountains, the box canyon (energy management turn) turnaround, mountain operations with low powered aircraft, agricultural operations, and pipeline patrol operations.< Less