Flight Training Lesson 3
1.00 Hours Dual; Pre/Post Flight Discussion 0.75 Hours
by Philip Greenspun and Kasim Te; revised July 2008
Developed for students at East Coast Aero Club which operated under FAR Part 141 from July 2008 through July 2010.
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This lesson will review helicopter emergencies and introduce
- Hover autorotations
- Recovery from settling with power
- Low RPM recovery
- Hydraulics failure (if applicable)
- Governor failure
- Precision autorotations
- Rotorcraft Flying Handbook -- Chapter 11
The student should perform hover autorotations to Private PTS
standards and be able to handle other emergencies with minimal
Instructor's Evaluation and Recommendations:
Flight Training Record, Lesson 3
Any deviations from the completion standards should be noted in previous section.
After completing a maneuver listed under Introduction, place a check mark next to that maneuver.
Assign grades of Above Standard, Meets Standard, or Below Standard to maneuvers listed under Review.
- Student Name:
- Instructor Name/CFI#/expiration:
- Date of Lesson:
- Aircraft Type/Registration:
- Route of Flight:
- Number of Landings:
- Hours Dual/Solo:
- Hours Cross-Country:
- Hours Night:
- Hours Simulated Instrument: