Army Helicopter Aero!!!

Here it is Connor Gouge Fans, the Army FM 3-04.203 otherwise known as “Fundamentals of Flight. ” and it is chalk full of Helo Bubba goodness. The information is presented a bit differently than the same info we se as Naval Aviators in P-Cola. Enjoy. FM3_04X203  Read More →

Flash Card Site!!!!

So, you are looking for an online resource for MH-53E Flash Cards?  Well, here is the resource for you.  www.iflipr.com is a site designed to share all types of flashcard sets.  Click on over to the site, get a free login and search for MH-53E.  I think you will be pleasantly surprised at the functionality you find therein.  There is an iPone app too!!!!  Read More →

VFR and IFR Chart Symbol Explanation

From the FAA’s publication, here is a great refresher on what all those symbols on the VFR sectionals and IFR LOW Levels actually mean. Intro to VFR Chart Symbols Intro to IFR Chart Symbols and Terms  Read More →

Rotary Wing History and Aero

Thanks to Dale Johnson, we now have a new addition to the ever expanding CG Library.  Published in 1961 it is NAVAIR 00-80T-88 Helicopter History and Aerodynamics.  Great read for all of you who enjoy what it is that you do in Unrestricted Naval Aviation. [Read More…]  Read More →

Power Available vs. Power Required

The basics are simply the foundation of what we do in the air.  The machine will take your life if you don’t understand what keeps it aloft.  Tim McKay sent out his primer on Delta P and with his permission I am posting it here today.  A good short read and a very good refresher on the Bucket Curves for us all. Thanks Tim power-required  Read More →