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FAA Helicopter Flying Handbook

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The FAA-8083-21A 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 (FAA-H-8083-21 / AC 61-13B), this new 2012 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 their knowledge.

Table of Contents:
Introduction to the Helicopter
Aerodynamics of Flight
Helicopter Flight Controls
Helicopter Components, Sections, and Systems
Rotorcraft Flight Manual
Weight and Balance
Helicopter Performance
Ground Procedures and Flight Preparations
Basic Flight Maneuvers
Advanced Flight Maneuvers
Helicopter Emergencies and Hazards
Attitude Instrument Flying
Night Operations
Effective Aeronautical Decision-Making

Published 2012.  Softcover, full-color illustrations, glossary, index, 200 pages.

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FAA Helicopter Flying Handbook Overview:

The FAA-8083-21A 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 (FAA-H-8083-21 / AC 61-13B), this new 2012 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 their knowledge.

Table of Contents:
Introduction to the Helicopter
Aerodynamics of Flight
Helicopter Flight Controls
Helicopter Components, Sections, and Systems
Rotorcraft Flight Manual
Weight and Balance
Helicopter Performance
Ground Procedures and Flight Preparations
Basic Flight Maneuvers
Advanced Flight Maneuvers
Helicopter Emergencies and Hazards
Attitude Instrument Flying
Night Operations
Effective Aeronautical Decision-Making

Published 2012.  Softcover, full-color illustrations, glossary, index, 200 pages.

 

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Great Book

  • By keith from Clinton NC USA on Thursday, December 29, 2016
  • Pros: a great starter book
  • Review: This book in great, it teaches a lot about helicopters

informative

  • By Brian from Fort Myers FL USA on Friday, February 20, 2015
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  • Review: New at this adventure and don't know what it lacks, if anything.

  • By Linda from Wading River NY USA on Monday, February 04, 2013
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  • Review: Great, wonderful book! It was a gift to my husband, who used to fly Hueys. He loved it, and said it had some very useful material for helicopter pilots. Thanks!

Wow!

  • By Robert from Valencia CA USA on Friday, January 18, 2013
  • Pros: Technically understandable with the perfect amount of depth!
  • Review: Starts out so basic you're ready to yawn! But turn a few pages and there is so much useful and interesting material you can't put the book down! Just technical enough, and yet lots of mind boggling facts of helicopter flying that one never even considered! Excellent explanations!!

A good book !

  • By John from Staten Island NY USA on Wednesday, November 28, 2012
  • Pros: Quick and easy.
  • Review: Yes.Very informative and right to the point.

Glad I bought this book

  • By A Customer from LAWRENCE MA USA on Monday, June 18, 2012
  • Pros: Everything is well explained
  • Review: Very interesting and easy to understand. I enjoyed reading this book and will read it more than once because there is a lot of information for a beginner.

Great Book, Easy, Understandable reading!!

  • By Aaron from Salem, OR USA on Tuesday, January 24, 2012
  • Pros:
  • Review: This book was incredibly informative and has every bit of information abailable to become a pilot. I would highly recommend this book for everyone.

Great Book

  • By keith from Clinton NC USA on Thursday, December 29, 2016
  • Pros: a great starter book
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  • Review: This book in great, it teaches a lot about helicopters
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 1 Other people found this review helpful.

informative

  • By Brian from Fort Myers FL USA on Friday, February 20, 2015
  • Review: New at this adventure and don't know what it lacks, if anything.
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 0 Other people found this review helpful.

  • By Linda from Wading River NY USA on Monday, February 04, 2013
  • Review: Great, wonderful book! It was a gift to my husband, who used to fly Hueys. He loved it, and said it had some very useful material for helicopter pilots. Thanks!
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 0 Other people found this review helpful.

Wow!

  • By Robert from Valencia CA USA on Friday, January 18, 2013
  • Pros: Technically understandable with the perfect amount of depth!
  • Cons: None
  • Review: Starts out so basic you're ready to yawn! But turn a few pages and there is so much useful and interesting material you can't put the book down! Just technical enough, and yet lots of mind boggling facts of helicopter flying that one never even considered! Excellent explanations!!
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 3 Other people found this review helpful.

A good book !

  • By John from Staten Island NY USA on Wednesday, November 28, 2012
  • Pros: Quick and easy.
  • Cons: none.
  • Review: Yes.Very informative and right to the point.
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 0 Other people found this review helpful.

Glad I bought this book

  • By A Customer from LAWRENCE MA USA on Monday, June 18, 2012
  • Pros: Everything is well explained
  • Cons: ?
  • Review: Very interesting and easy to understand. I enjoyed reading this book and will read it more than once because there is a lot of information for a beginner.
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 1 Other people found this review helpful.

Great Book, Easy, Understandable reading!!

  • By Aaron from Salem, OR USA on Tuesday, January 24, 2012
  • Review: This book was incredibly informative and has every bit of information abailable to become a pilot. I would highly recommend this book for everyone.
  • Was this review helpful to you? Yes No 2 Other people found this review helpful.

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  • Thursday, July 28, 2011

    Q: Could you tell me if this book is: Rotorcraft flying handbook, FAA-H-8083-21

    A: Yes, this is the FAA-H-8083-21 handbook.

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