Class Duration & Schedule
All registrants must arrive by 7:45 a.m. each day. For your convenience, the classroom door will be opened at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, 7:45 a.m. on all subsequent days. Lunch is provided by RHC on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Coffee, tea, and donuts are provided Monday through Thursday mornings.
Course curriculum includes a review of past R22/R44/R66 accidents, major causes of fatal accidents and how they could be avoided, helicopter theory, critical flight conditions, and a tour of the RHC manufacturing facility for attendees only. The Awareness Training required by SFAR 73 is also included. Concludes: Approximately 4:00 p.m.
Instruction covers the R22/R44/R66 Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) including limitations, emergency procedures and performance, as well as pertinent FAA regulations. Concludes: Approximately 4:00 p.m.
An in-depth look at the R22/R44/R66 systems and a review of maintenance and pre-flight procedures. Also scheduled is approximately 60 minutes of flight training with an experienced RHC flight instructor. Concludes: Approximately 12:00 noon followed with those scheduled to fly.
Tail rotor ground accidents, tail rotor design, operation, a course review, written examination and critique. Concludes: Approximately 11:00 a.m. if already flew on Wednesday and no later than 5:00 p.m. if flying on Thursday.