This comprehensive, informative and clearly written book is aimed at all those who are undertaking the helicopter PPL course, those who have qualified recently, and those who are planning to learn to fly helicopters in the future.
Topics discussed include
Why is hovering so difficult?
Why does one spend such a long time learning to fly accurately?
What are the reasons for going solo fairly early in the course?
Why are emergencies practised so extensively?
Why are student taught how to fly on instruments and then advised not to do so?
Why, at some stages, can learning to fly helicopters be difficult, demoralizing and even frightening, as well as enjoyable?
Extensively illustrated throughout, this book is an invaluable addition to any budding helicopter pilot's collection.