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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.

Overview

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

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