An edited reprint of the U.S. Army helicopter primary training manual and reference text. Students and qualified pilots will find its clear style, illustrated by numerous diagrams, particularly informative. In five chapters it covers the following topics: Helicopter Aerodynamics - Common Helicopter Flight Techniques - Normal Field Operations - Precautionary Measures and Critical Conditions - Glossary of Helicopter and Aeronautical Terms.
Helicopter aerodynamics, common flight techniques, normal field operations, and precautionary measures and critical conditions are discussed. This is U.S. Army handbook FM 1-51.