Learning to Fly Helicopters
McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 1, 1992 - Sports & Recreation - 368 pages
An introduction to helicopter flying techniques, many of which are difficult to master, as well as a discussion of emergency procedure, human factors, advanced operations and even a section on careers.
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