Filled with case studies and first-hand accounts of accidents, the book organizes accident types by primary causes, presenting proven methods for eliminating or reducing the possibility of each type. Fatal Traps for Helicopter Pilots analyzes all aspects of helicopter accidents.
A vital resource for pilots, helicopter enthusiasts, and aircraft maintenance technicians, Fatal Traps for Helicopter Pilots analyzes all aspects of helicopter accidents, including flight basics, engineering, meteorology, flight training, and human factors. This life-saving guide shows how proper preparation can help prevent accidents by addressing causes such as aerodynamic problems, mechanical failures, poor loading, mid-air collisions, and more.
Filled with case studies and first-hand accounts of accidents, the book organizes accident types by primary causes, presenting proven methods for eliminating or reducing the possibility of each type. Greg Whyte, an ex commercial helicopter pilot and professional aviation writer, draws on his own flying experiences and those of other flight veterans to provide a wealth of practical information and safety tips that are essential for everyone who flies, maintains or crews in helicopters. Filled with over 100 helpful illustrations, Fatal Traps for Helicopter Pilots enables readers to:
Inside This Aviation Accident-Prevention Guide
™ Basic Flight Principles ™ Vortex Ring State ™ Recirculation ™ Ground Resonance ™ Retreating Blade Stall ™ Dynamic Rollover ™ Overpitching ™ Main Rotor Strikes ™ Mid-Air Collisions ™ Mast Bumping ™ Engine Failures ™ Tail Rotor Failures ™ Mechanical Failures ™ Fuel ™ Fire ™ Ditching ™ Loading Issues ™ Winching ™ Weather ™ Crew and Pre-flight Hazards ™ Human Factors ™ Training Mishaps
All prices include UK VAT at the current rate
None EU Countries do not pay UK VAT but may be subject to import duty on arrival at your countries rates
We accept the following methods of payment
VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, DEBIT CARD, PAYPAL, AMAZONE PAYMENTS AND BACS
No customer payment details are held on any part of the Flightstore system. We use encrypted PCI Compliant world banking services for your security.
As such existing customers will be able to retrieve their address details but are required to re-enter their payment details each time. Please see the terms and and conditions of Worldpay, Sagepay, Paypal and Amazon for futher clarification if required