Practice autorotations cause a huge number of accidents during helicopter pilot training, and lots of helicopters are written off like this.
How not to bust your helicopter
By Stuart Clarke on 23 July, 2013 in Uncategorised
Low-cost simulation will, hopefully, reduce the rate of occurrence, but while we’re waiting for the industry to wise-up to this, the International Helicopter Safety Team has issued a reminder about how to carry out practice forced landings, combined with a reminder about how to handle the day it happens for real.
There’s so much to think about and so little time. So do some thinking now and save yourself an embarrassing, expensive and unnecessary crunch. Everyone needs a refresher.
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