Competency Based Instrument Rating (CBIR)

EASA Instrument Ratings EASA has introduced two new types of Instrument Rating: The Competency Based Instrument Rating (CB-IR) The En route Instrument Rating (EIR) These new instrument ratings are designed to make getting an instrument rating much easier to obtain for someone who is not a commercial pilot. Previously, to get an instrument rating, you […]

Simplified EASA Regulations

EASA Regulations Everyone flying in Europe is familiar with the new EASA regulations. However, students, new pilots and pilots outside of Europe may find all these regulations confusing and the information they need, hard to find. The Basic Regulation is called Regulation (EC) No 216/2008. This regulation contains all the information and regulations relating to […]

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 […]

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 […]