T&E 4112 RW Performance Flight Testing II

Course Description

This course is offered once per year on-campus. The course is designed to provide a continuation of the theory and flight test techniques employed during T&E 4111 by providing an intensive overview of the methods used to measure and predict forward flight performance of turbine helicopters. Climb and descent performance testing is also taught, as is engine failure testing for single and multi-engine helicopters. The course also includes a through look into the takeoff and landing performance of a helicopter including the civilian regulation requirements. (Prerequisite: Successful completion of T&E 4111)

Anticipated Course Learning Outcomes

Be familiar with

  • FADEC testing.

Understand

  • Transonic aerodynamics principles.
  • Autorotational descent performance.

Know

  • Climb and descent performance theory and test methods.
  • Take-off/landing performance theory and test methods.
  • Height-velocity theory and test methods.
  • Level flight performance theory and test methods.
  • How to predict significant airspeeds from performance data.
  • The effects of engine failure

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Notice: Course costs and dates are subject to change without notice. Please refer to the Course Schedule and Costs page for more information. Contact us to check course availability.

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P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
Fax: 661-824-2943

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