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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 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.
Cyclic and Collective By Shawn Coyle
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Possibly the most complete book written to date on helicopters and helicopter flying. Covers subjects not covered by other manuals such as turbine engines, performance, flight manuals, automatic... More > flight controls, legal aspects, introductory stability and control and multi-engine helicopters.< Less
Helicopters By Alan Staats
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A twelve-month look at nearly 30 years of rotary-winged photography.
Callsign Albatross By Drew Dale
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This story is based on real events involving real people. It is not an historical account, rather a story about one young man’s experience of service in Australia’s modern Defence Forces.... More > The story is set in 1970’s Australia, against the backdrop of the political upheaval taking place in Timor and the social changes that shook Australia to its core following the end of the Vietnam war. Steve Hill had been working as a Sergeant Loadmaster on C130 Hercules Transport aircraft and had finally secured a place on a Rotary Wing Conversion Course, to train as a helicopter Loadmaster, Crewman and Door Gunner. We pick up Steve’s story at his Rotary Wing Conversion Course Graduation at 5 Sqn RAAF Fairbairn. The story opens as Steve and his course mates are being presented with their graduation certificates and Aircrew Brevets, at their Graduation Parade. Callsign Albatross, the title of this novel, is taken from the aircraft callsign that was assigned to all 9 Squadron UH1 aircraft.< Less
Cold War Battlefield Helicopters By peter dancey
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This book complements this authors ebook Battlefield Helicopters published 2010 and should be read in conjunction with this volume. It details the machines of both sides (US and USSR)... More > that formed front-line inventory during the 'Cold War' especially those that remain in service in the new millennium. The book details the origins and requirements of each type, the introduction of the attack helicopter, TOW missiles and other rotary-winged weapons and missiles such as the A-64 Apache Hellfire. Various operational scenarios are detailed especially in south-east Asia and Gulf War I the action related by the aircrews themselves.< Less