Robinson Introduces a New Flight Training Guide

Robinson Introduces a New Flight Training Guide 15 May, 19, Source: Robinson

An updated flight training guide is now available from Robinson Helicopter Company, whose helicopters have become synonymous with flight training. The comprehensive guide addresses the many levels of training, from the student pilot trying to find the “hover button”, to the rated helicopter pilot transitioning into a Robinson, to the all-important flight review. The guide provides students and instructors a lesson-by-lesson syllabus, which includes a written test, for each level of instruction.

Robinson’s Chief Instructor, Tim Tucker, states: “This is the most complete and innovative training document I have seen because it addresses all levels of pilot activity not just from a regulatory standpoint, but also from Robinson’s perspective as to the safest way to train and fly its helicopters.”

The Syllabi:

  • Private Pilot Ground & Flight – zero time to a private pilot’s license, may be used for Parts 61 and 141
  • R22/R44 Pilot Qualification – flight and ground training, intended for rated helicopter pilots transitioning into an R22 or R44, meets all SFAR 73 requirements
  • R66 Pilot Qualification – flight and ground training, intended for rated helicopter pilots transitioning into an R66
  • Flight Review Guide – for CFIs conducting flight reviews in accordance with 61.56 and SFAR 73
  • R22/R44/R66 Maneuver Guides – detailed descriptions of how normal, advanced and emergency maneuvers should be performed
  • Endorsement Templates – for all SFAR 73 and flight review instructor endorsements

The Flight Training Guide may be downloaded from the publications section on the Robinson website (www.robinsonheli.com) or purchased with a protective binder and tabs from the company’s online store.

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