Rotorcraft Rookie | 2014, 02 06
Flying a helicopter at night takes more planning than it does in an airplane, but the rewards can be even sweeter.
Rotorcraft Rookie | 2014, 01 30
Try a cross-country with only a compass and map for navigation, mental math calculations instead of using an E6B, and hitting checkpoints every five miles.
Rotorcraft Rookie | 2014, 01 16
Helicopters can operate in and out of some small landing sites.
Rotorcraft Rookie | 2014, 01 01
Helicopters are made to be able to take off and land vertically. But doing so can actually be a dangerous maneuver.
Rotorcraft Rookie | 2013, 12 24
Believe it or not, helicopters do continue to fly after an engine failure--sort of.
Rotorcraft Rookie | 2013, 12 12
One of the key challenges for airplane pilots transitioning to helicopters is unlearning airplane habits.
Rotorcraft Rookie | 2013, 12 05
Helicopter training is generally very safe. So why do run-on takeoffs and landings feel so wrong?
Rotorcraft Rookie | 2013, 11 27
If you are going to learn to fly a helicopter you first have to learn how to control it.
Rotorcraft Rookie | 2013, 11 20
Learning how to hover a helicopter, or how to fly on a balance beam.
The Robinson R22 is a fun and unique helicopter that is perfectly suited to training.
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