Coaching Plan

Fixed-wing to Helicopter Transition

Have you always dreamed of learning to fly helicopters? Are you a fixed-wing pilot who is looking for an exciting new challenge? Look no further than our helicopter remote coaching.

About this coaching plan

Have you always dreamed of learning to fly helicopters? Are you a fixed-wing pilot who is looking for an exciting new challenge? Look no further than our helicopter remote coaching offerings, utilizing the power of home flight simulation (such as X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator) to teach you the basics of helicopter operations at a fraction of the cost.

Syllabus

  1. Fundamentals (1.5 hours):
    Effects of Controls (Helicopter vs fixed-wing).
    Engine and rotor RPM control/energy conservation; rotor stall.
    Straight and level/power changes
    Climbing/descending/turns
    Hovering introduction
  2. Hovering (1.5 hours): 
    Liftoff and touch down
    Basic autorotation. 
    Transition to forward flight/Approach to hover
    Leveling from climb / Initial approach.
    Circuits
  3. Advanced hovering (1.5 hours):
    Sideways / backwards. Spot turns.
    Engine failure in hover, sloping ground
    Out-of-wind maneuvers
    Dynamic roll over, ground resonance
    Precision transitions / quick stops
  4. Advanced autorotations (1.5 hours):
    Vortex ring (settling with power)
    Emergencies
    Confined areas
    Limited power
Coaching Plan

Fixed-wing to Helicopter Transition

Have you always dreamed of learning to fly helicopters? Are you a fixed-wing pilot who is looking for an exciting new challenge? Look no further than our helicopter remote coaching.

Estimated

6

Hours

Starting at

$324

USD

Similar to the cost of

1 real-world flight lesson in a Cessna 172
For real-world pilots and hobbyists
Basic understanding of fixed-wing flight maneuvers is required
100% Online & 1-on-1
You fly your simulator while your instructor remotely coaches you.
Certified Flight Instructors
Our CFIs are experts in using flight sims to enhance your real-world training or as a rewarding hobby.
Flexible & customizable
Either complete the entire syllabus, or pick and choose which sessions you prefer.
Recordings and Suggested Practice
Optionally record your lessons for reviewing as many times as you wish. Get suggested practice exercises from your instructor.

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