What Every Airplane Pilot Should Know about Helicopters

handout from Philip Greenspun and Paul Cantrell; revised May 2006

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Philip Greenspun has more than 1500 hours of total flying time accumulated since late 2001. He has a CFI and CFII for fixed wing aircraft and regularly flies the Cirrus SR20 and Diamond Star DA40, having been as far north as the Arctic Ocean, as far west as Alaska, as far east as Newfoundland, and as far south as the Caribbean. Greenspun obtained his helicopter instructor rating in January 2006 and has been teaching in the R22 at East Coast Aero Club.

Paul Cantrell has more than 3000 hours of helicopter time and has been instructing in New England for 15 years. Cantrell is also an instrument-rated Private fixed wing pilot.