Helicopter Flight Training Exercises – The Flying

 

During your flight training you will complete the following 30 Exercises. These will teach you all of the skills required to safely pilot the Helicopter. Prior to each flight your Instructor will give you a detailed briefing of the Exercise to be flown.

 

  • Familiarisation with the aircraft (Ground briefs only)

  • Preparation for action and after flight (Ground briefs only)

  • Air Experience – your first flight

  • The effects of the controls in flight

  • Attitude, speed and power changes

  • Straight and Level Flight

  • Climbing

  • Descending

  • Turning

  • Auto rotations – “Helicopter gliding”

  • Hovering

  • Take off and landing from the ground

  • Take off and landing from the hover into forward flight

  • Circuits – basic airfield traffic procedures in the air and Emergency Procedures

  • First solo flight

  • Hovering sideways and backwards

  • Turning on the spot

  • Vortex ring – the helicopter “Stall”

  • Auto rotation landings

  • Auto rotations at different speeds

  • Auto rotations to a specific “Field”

  • Steep turns

  • Precision hovering

  • Quick stops

  • Pilot navigation

  • Take off and landing downwind

  • Take off and landing on sloping ground

  • Limited power operations

  • Confined area operations (back gardens etc.)

  • Instrument Flying

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FLYING SCHOOL LOCATION

Tiger Helicopters

Shobdon Airfield

Leominster

Herefordshire HR6 9NR

CONTACT DETAILS

Open Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm Sundays By Appointment

Telephone : 01568 708028

Email: info@tigerhelicopters.co.uk

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