All About Flying Helicopters

All About Flying Helicopters

by Helen Krasner
     
 

This is the third collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". Written at various times over the period 2006 - 2011, this book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying, but should be particularly useful for helicopter flight students, people who have a helicopter pilot's

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Overview

This is the third collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". Written at various times over the period 2006 - 2011, this book is aimed at anyone who is interested in helicopter flying, but should be particularly useful for helicopter flight students, people who have a helicopter pilot's licence and fly as a leisure activity, or those are aiming to get a helicopter commercial pilot's licence in the future. This book consists of 12 articles, has well over 20,000 words, and includes a useful glossary. Topics covered include flying helicopters in marginal weather, flying different helicopter types, and becoming a professional helicopter pilot and/or instructor.

Helen Krasner has been flying for many years, and holds a Commercial Helicopter Pilot's Licence and Instructor's Rating. She also has a Private Pilot’s Licence for Aeroplanes, and well over 1000 hours flying time in total. Until recently she worked as a freelance helicopter instructor, flying mainly R22s and R44s. She has written a large number of books about flying, both traditional print books and ebooks.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940044274518
Publisher:
Helen Krasner
Publication date:
01/24/2013
Series:
Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011 , #3
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,026,394
File size:
247 KB

Meet the Author

Helen Krasner holds a Commercial Pilot's Licence for helicopters, and had a rotary Instructor's Rating until very recently . She worked as a helicopter instructor for several years, instructing for various flying schools on Robinson R22s and R44s. She has also flown a large number of other helicopter types, has a private pilot’s licence for aeroplanes, and has had a go at flying microlights, gliders, and balloons. Helen has been writing professionally for many years and contributes regularly to a number of aviation publications. She was nominated for an Aerospace Journalist of the Year award in 2004, for an article about flying helicopters in Russia. She has also had several books published, both print and ebooks, mainly – though not exclusively – on aviation related topics. She is also a former Newsletter Editor for the BWPA (British Women Pilots' Association). You can find out more about Helen, including details of all of her books, on her website, www.must-fly.com.

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