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VTP™ – Helicopter – Video (Part 1)

by Stenbock Communications

This is Part 1 of the Helicopter Fundamentals Virtual Test Prep™ DVD ground school.

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Virtual Test Prep™–An Aviation Ground School brings the classroom to your computer.

Helicopter Fundamentals supplements the airplane Virtual Test Prep™ ground school courses. Complete both the airplane and helicopter courses to prepare for private pilot, instrument rating, commercial pilot, or flight instructor (CFI) FAA Knowledge Exams. Used together, the courses provide everything needed to prepare for the Helicopter FAA Knowledge Exam.

Gain the information you need to be a safe, competent and confident pilot with this ground school on the fundamentals of helicopter flight. Animations, 3D graphics, and special effects throughout along with expert instruction and inflight footage make this a thoroughly entertaining and motivating learning experience.

Part 1 of 2, video program contents:

BASIC AERODYNAMICS
The four forces, aerodynamics of a wing, center of gravity and 3-axis movement.

HELICOPTER SYSTEMS and FLIGHT CONTROLS
Main rotor systems, rotor clutch, freewheeling unit, carburetor icing, anti-torque rotor systems, collective, throttle, cyclic, anti-torque pedals, and abnormal vibrations.

AERODYNAMICS UNIQUE to HELICOPTERS
Gyroscopic precession, coning, translating tendency, ground effect, translational lift, transverse flow, vortex circulation, dissymmetry of lift, flapping, retreating blade stall, Coriolis effect and lead/lag, and feathering.

PERFORMANCE
Factors that effect performance, hover ceilings, rate of climb, RPM/MAP relationship, and height vs. velocity chart.

Watch just about anywhere! iTunes/QuickTime format, 640x480 resolution, near-DVD quality. Compatible with PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod, and other mp4 players.

NOTE: A high-speed internet connection is highly recommended for successful downloading of these video segments. This segment will download in under an hour with a broadband connection. Once downloaded, the file is yours to keep and view as many times as you like.


Part Number ASAVDHELI01

AuthorStenbock Communications
FormatiTunes/QuickTime
File Size383 MB mpeg-4 file
Runtime53 minutes