Flight Training Lesson 12

1.5 Hours Dual; Pre/Post Flight Discussion 0.75 Hours

by Philip Greenspun and Kasim Te; revised August 2006

Developed for students at East Coast Aero Club which operated under FAR Part 141 from July 2008 through July 2010.

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Student will practice straight-in and hover autorotations in addition to any pre-solo area(s) of weakness as determined by the instructor. Student will be introduced to the hazards of settling with power.




Completion Standards

The student will show progress in any area(s) of weakness. The student will be able to enter an autorotation without substantial changes to the aircraft's attitude or trim. During the glide, the student should be able to hold airspeed at (R22) 65 knots +/-10 knots or (R44) 70 knots +/-10 knots, and rotor RPM should be maintained within the green arc. The student will gain an understanding of the conditions that lead to settling with power.

Instructor's Evaluation and Recommendations:

Flight Training Record, Lesson 12

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.

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