71 Lessons From the Sky - Paperback


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Before you fly again understand the lessons learned from near misses by other pilots. Their lessons could save your life.

Learn from the experiences of other helicopter pilots so you don't become another air incident statistic.

Packed with 71 easy-to-read lessons, this is a new survival guide for helicopter pilots.

71 Lessons From The Sky includes an introduction from Claude Vuichard, who teaches the Vuichard Recovery Technique from the Vortex Ring State, with his technique included in Chapter Four. Mark Ogden, the editor of Heliops Magazine, identifies the pitfalls a number of pilots miss in their training. The largest chapter covers Lessons on Situational Awareness, Complacency & Fatigue. There are lessons on Understanding Torque & Power, details of infamous Wire Strikes, and the outcomes of not following correct procedures. Chapters on Decision Making and Risk, and a number of other interesting chapters. Many of the stories are from seasoned aviators but even with all their experience, they were unaware of the potential air disaster ahead of them, falling victim to the situation, but surviving to tell the tale.

These 71 lessons offer a unique window to help identify the signs aircrew may miss until it’s too late. This is the fourth book in the best selling Lessons From The Sky series, and contains thought provoking lessons from private and commercial operators that offers rare insight into the risks pilots and crew face and includes room for you to add your own preventive strategies for flying safely.

This book is an essential read for all current and future pilots. Remember, safety first. Order now.


Product details:

Series: Lessons From The Sky (Book 4)

Paperback: 336 pages

Publisher: Squabbling Sparrows Press (October 14, 2019)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 047349308X ISBN-13: 978-0473493080

Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches

Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

Author: Fletcher McKenzie

GTIN | 9780473493080

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