Training

Over-pitching

What Is Over-pitching? Overpitching occurs when you demand too much power from the engine and a drop in Rotor RPM (RRPM) occurs. When you keep raising the collective lever without any consideration for power limitations; you are increasing the pitch angle of the main rotor blades. As the pitch angle is increased, drag is also […]

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Basic Autorotations

During your helicopter training, you will eventually have to learn how to glide the helicopter in unpowered flight. All helicopters can glide. We call it “autorotation“. We practice autorotations so much in the course of training that they become a part of normal helicopter flight. But do not think that autorotations are common in real […]

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Helicopter Stability

Updated on 18th August, 2016 Stability Stability can be simply classified as static stability or dynamic stability. Static Stability. If an object is disturbed from a given position and following this disturbance it tends to return to this position of its own accord, it is said to be statically stable. If, following the disturbance, it […]

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Passing the EASA Flight Test and EASA Oral Test

Updated on 11th August,2016 The EASA Skill Test When a PPL student finishes their training the instructor has to prepare them for the EASA PPL skill test. The skill test involves a flight test and an oral test. As a student, you must pass both of these. The oral test is normally completed before the […]

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