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The FAA-8083-21B Helicotper Flying Handbooko is the FAA’s primary resource for helicopter operations knowledge; it is essential reading for applicants preparing for the exams for private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter class rating. In addition to a basic introduction to the helicopter, readers will find chapters on aerodynamics, flight controls, systems, performance, ground procedures, basic and advanced flight maneuvers, emergencies and hazards, attitude instrument flying, night operations, and aeronautical decision-making.

Previously titled Rotorcraft Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-21 / AC 61-13B), this new 2019 edition is designed for use by flight instructors, pilots preparing for a helicopter rating FAA Knowledge and Practical exam, and helicopter-rated pilots wishing to improve their knowledge.

Table of Contents:
Chapter 01: Introduction to the Helicopter
Chapter 02: Aerodynamics of Flight
Chapter 03: Helicopter Flight Controls
Chapter 04: Helicopter Components, Sections, and Systems
Chapter 05: Rotorcraft Flight Manual
Chapter 06: Weight and Balance
Chapter 07: Helicopter Performance
Chapter 08: Ground Procedures and Flight Preparations
Chapter 09: Basic Flight Maneuvers
Chapter 10: Advanced Flight Maneuvers
Chapter 11: Helicopter Emergencies and Hazards
Chapter 12: Attitude Instrument Flying
Chapter 13: Night Operations
Glossary & Index

Published December 2019.  Softcover, full-color illustrations, glossary, index, 208 pages.

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