An excellent resource for students and flight instructors alike, the Helicopter Maneuvers Manual helps pilots acquire a mental picture of each phase of flight. With this comprehensive visual guide, author Ryan Dale has captured his countless hours spent at the whiteboard in full-color illustrations that show exactly what to do or expect in each part of a maneuver. Includes step-by-step instructions and supporting illustrations for all the maneuvers required for the private and commercial checkride. Preflight Inspection Engine Start and Rotor Engagement Takeoffs Taxiing Hovering Approaches and Landings Straight-and-Level Flight Climbs Descents Turns Acceleration Deceleration Traffic Pattern Operations Go-Around Procedure High Altitude Operations Slope Operations Confined Area Operations Pinnacle/Platform Operations Power Failure at Altitude Autorotation Low Rotor RPM Recognition and Recovery Settling-With-Power Tail Rotor Failure Post-Flight Procedures And more! This maneuvers manual helps pilots visualize concepts learned in flight training and incorporate the Practical Test Standards into every maneuver. The full-color illustrations and textual explanations work in conjunction with an instructor’s lessons, and facilitate effective preflight and postflight briefings. The Helicopter Maneuvers Manual gives readers a crystal-clear picture of what level of performance is expected of them for each flight profile and includes insights into the common errors associated with each maneuver. Applicable to all helicopter models, the book also features tips for the popular Robinson R22. This book is an essential tool for any flight bag!

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