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Knowledge is power and comes contained in the pages of HELICOPTER PRINCIPLES OF FLIGHT.

This indispensable book is based on the absolute science and experience of an expert helicopter pilot, Phil Croucher, for a safer and smarter helicopter flying experience.

There are numerous helicopter flight scenarios in which making seemingly logical and corrective decisions will only make things worse, a deep and practical knowledge is needed to ensure the quality and safety of helicopter flight.

As the author says: "Put the laws of motion on your side for safer helicopter flight!


This manual has been produced for students undertaking their basic helicopter training. It concentrates on explaining not only how and why the helicopter flies but also on the correct handling techniques needed to master the flying exercises required to obtain a helicopter pilot's licence.

The simplified text shown in the book, along with a large number of diagrams, greatly helps the student to understand the subject matter and to become better and a safer helicopter pilot.

This is a revised and updated new edition for 2007.A manual for students undertaking their basic helicopter training, covering principles of flight and helicopter handling. Illustrations throughout.


This high quality book gives you everything you need to know about the fascinating world of gyroplanes.

With over 30 years of experience as an Autogiro pilot, author Dave Organ has used his knowledge to produce a concise, easy-to-read book that covers all aspects of this form of sports flying.

With more than 200 full color images and high quality couché paper, this book is a treasure for lovers of gyroplane, gyroplane and gyrocopter flying. 


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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.

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 second volume of The Helicopter Pilot's Manual provides a natural follow-on to Norman Bailey's first manual. It also aims to instruct and help the would-be pilot to pass the PPL(H) and is concerned with the mechanical aspects of the examination.

The large section on gas-turbine engines provides essential reading for those pilots wishing to convert to the type. Of primary importance are the chapters on piston and turbine powerplants, airworthiness, flight instruments and hydraulics.


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In this highly instructive manual, you will find the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) primary resource for learning and deepening helicopter operations.

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.

It is an essential reading for those students who intend to train and pass the Helicopter Pilot exams.



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This revised and expanded edition covers some of the more advanced piloting skills required to fly a helicopter over difficult terrain or in demanding circumstances.

Mountains and hills present some of the most frequently encountered problems, as do adverse weather conditions, winter operations, carrying loads, forced landings, and rescue or other special operations.

This book gives sound guidance and advice on how to evaluate and deal with many of these situations.