As part of the preparation for this article, BCA visited nine flight schools in Florida (1), California (1), Hawaii (2), Montana (1) and Utah (4) to sample autorotation training in helicopters. This author flew with 13 different CFI-Hs in the Robinson R22 and R44, Schweizer 300 and Enstrom 280FX. The goal of these visits was to sample autorotation training at civilian flight schools utilizing a range of training rotorcraft. (Note to readers: These visits were “self-funded” to ...


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