Short Courses on Rotorcraft Technology and the Aerodynamics of Accidents

AHS Short Course

Short Course on Rotorcraft Technology

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Presented by Dick Bennett, Bell Helicopter Textron (Retired)

This short course is designed to present the fundamental technology concepts associated with helicopters to professional personnel who have not had a formal introduction to rotorcraft. Upon completion of the lectures, the attendees will have a better appreciation of the helicopter complexities, a working knowledge of the helicopter terminology/vocabulary, and design practices. 

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Cost: $350


Short Course on the Aerodynamics of Helicopter Accidents
Monday, May 19, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Presented by Jack Cress, Vortechs Helicopter Analytics

This course will cover hover performance, transition to forward flight, downwind effects, anti-torque issues, rotor system characteristics (articulated, teetering, bearingless, hybrids), turboshaft engine characteristics, high speed forward flight characteristics, descent phenomenon (VRS, autorotation), dynamic rollover and ground resonance.

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Cost: $350

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