Navigation for Helicopter Pilots by Mike Becker

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Navigation for Helicopter Pilots by Mike Becker
 
A practical, hands-on, black and white, perfect bound book of over 250 pages containing hundreds of photographs, illustrations and diagrams.
 
OVERVIEW
This informative and easy to read aviation theory book on Aviation Navigation is a must for any pilot planning to travel from one 'place on earth' to another 'place on earth' All pilots need to know how to 'Navigate'.
 
The art of 'Navigating' is the ability to use navigation tools, and collate all the relevant planning information available about the route, and the destination, in order to accurately plan, create a flight plan and then fly from one place to another. Short or long, high or low, whatever distance or height you need to fly, this book will teach you all the skills you need.
 
 
CONTENTS
 
  • Maps and Charts
  • Track,Distance,Time and Speed
  • Flight Computer Front Sixde
  • Flight Computer back Side
  • Vertical Measurement
  • Advanced Calculations
  • The 1 in 60 Rule
  • calculating the Effect of Wind on a Runway
  • Calculating Rates of Climb and Descend
  • Equal Time Point (ETP)
  • Point of No Return (PNR)
  • Radio Navigation
  • Creating a Flight Plan
 
THE THEORY BEHIND THE SERIES
Mike Becker theory encompasses four main series: Foundational, Advanced, Type Technical and Practical and Procedural.
 
Mike Becker theory books have been tried and tested in the classroom by hundreds of civil and military students from all over the world who have benefited from the concise, informative and practical writing style. It has been proven by some of the highest Civil Aviation Helicopter theory exam pass rates in FAA, EASA, CASA exam settings, and in the Asia Pacific region.
 
RELATED
Mike Becker’s Navigation for Helicopter Pilot's is part of the Practical and Procedural series.
 
THE AUTHOR
Written by Captain Mike Becker – one of Australia’s most experienced helicopter instructors with eighteen years experience and over 10,000 flight instructor hours.  He has over 15,000 total flight hours, and is a recipient of the “Captain John Ashton Award for Flight Standards and Aviation Safety” by the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators of London.  Mike Becker has been operating a helicopter flight school since 1995.  As Chief Pilot and Chief Flight Instructor, Mike is operating a fleet of over 20 helicopters and employing a team of more than 30 instructors who deliver over 10,000 training hours per year with 2,000 of these hours NVG specific.
 
SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 0.9 kg
Dimensions: 30 × 21 × 2 cm
 

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