EASA part 66 / JAR–66  Syllabus 

  Helicopter Study Course Book
                     Pilot Books                   


AMT & JAR66   US-Books  <Amazon>    UK-Books   <Amazon>  Deutschland     <Amazon>  France
Other Aviation   US-Books  <Amazon>    UK-Books   <Amazon>  Deutschland     <Amazon>  France

Books for Module 12   See also books for module 11 &  13 www.jar66.de           Module 11

New Discussion Board www.Jartraining.de/phpBB3      Module 12


Books for module 12 from Amazon US
Helicopter Maintenance (Aviation Technician Training Course-JS312642)
by Joseph Schafer
Principles of Helicopter Flight/ 1749T by W. J. Wagtendonk
Helicopter Pilot's Manual: Principles of Flight, Basic Handling and Advanced Techniques by Norman Bailey
Automatic Flight Control   E.H.J. Pallett, Shawn Coyle
The Art and Science of Flying Helicopters: Elementary and Advanced  Shawn Corwyn Coyle
Flying the Helicopter  John J McDonald   CAA Recommended 

Books for module 12 from Amazon UK
Helicopter Maintenance (Aviation Technician Training Course-JS312642) by Joseph Schafer CAA Recommended
Principles of Helicopter Flight/ 1749T by W. J. Wagtendonk
Helicopter Pilot's Manual: Principles of Flight, Basic Handling and Advanced Techniques by Norman Bailey  CAA Recommended
The Art and Science of Flying Helicopters: Elementary and Advanced  Shawn Corwyn Coyle
Automatic Flight Control  E.H.J. Pallett  CAA Recommended
Flying the Helicopter  John J McDonald   CAA Recommended 


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2. HELICOPTER AERODYNAMICS,

STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS

MODULE 12 — HELICOPTER AERODYNAMICS, STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS:
Category A: 100 multi-choice and 0 essay questions. Time allowed 125 minutes.
Category B1: 128 multi-choice and 0 essay questions. Time allowed 160 minutes.

12. HELICOPTER AERODYNAMICS,

STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS

Level A3 B1.3
A4 B1.4

12.1 Theory of Flight — Rotary Wing Aerodynamics 1 2 —
Terminology;
Effects of gyroscopic precession;
Torque reaction and directional control;
Dissymmetry of lift, Blade tip stall;
Translating tendency and its correction;
Coriolis effect and compensation;
Vortex ring state, power settling, overpitching;
Auto-rotation;
Ground effect.
12.2 Flight Control Systems 2 3 —
Cyclic control;
Collective control;
Swashplate;
Yaw control: Anti-Torque Control, Tail rotor, bleed air;
Main Rotor Head: Design and Operation features;
Blade Dampers: Function and construction;
Rotor Blades: Main and tail rotor blade construction and attachment;
Trim control, fixed and adjustable stabilisers;
System operation: manual, hydraulic, electrical and fly-bywire;
Artificial feel;
Balancing and Rigging.

12.3 Blade Tracking and Vibration Analysis 1 3 —
Rotor alignment;
Main and tail rotor tracking;
Static and dynamic balancing;
Vibration types, vibration reduction methods;
Ground resonance.

12.4 Transmissions 1 3 —
Gear boxes, main and tail rotors;
Clutches, free wheel units and rotor brake.

12.5 Airframe Structures
(a) 2 2 —
Airworthiness requirements for structural strength;
Structural classification, primary, secondary and tertiary;
Fail safe, safe life, damage tolerance concepts;
Zonal and station identification systems;
Stress, strain, bending, compression, shear, torsion,
tension, hoop stress, fatigue;
Drains and ventilation provisions;
System installation provisions;
Lightning strike protection provision.
(b) 1 2 —
Construction methods of: stressed skin fuselage, formers,
stringers, longerons, bulkheads, frames, doublers, struts,
ties, beams, floor structures, reinforcement, methods of
skinning and anti-corrosive protection.
Pylon, stabiliser and undercarriage attachments;
Seat installation;
Doors: construction, mechanisms, operation and safety devices;
Windows and windscreen construction;
Fuel storage;
Firewalls;
Engine mounts;
Structure assembly techniques: riveting, bolting, bonding;
Methods of surface protection, such as chromating,
anodising, painting;
Surface cleaning.
Airframe symmetry: methods of alignment and symmetry
checks.
12.6 Air Conditioning (ATA 21)
12.6.1 Air supply 1 2 —
Sources of air supply including engine bleed and ground
cart;

12.6.2 Air Conditioning 1 3 —
Air conditioning systems;
Distribution systems;
Flow and temperature control systems;
Protection and warning devices.

12.7 Instruments/Avionic Systems

12.7.1 Instrument Systems (ATA 31) 1 2 —
Pitot static:altimeter, air speed indicator, vertical speed indicator;
Gyroscopic:artificial horizon, attitude director, direction
indicator, horizontal situation indicator, turn and slip indicator, turn coordinator;
Compasses: direct reading, remote reading;
Vibration indicating systems — HUMS;
Other aircraft system indication.

12.7.2 Avionic Systems 1 1 —
Fundamentals of system layouts and operation of:
Auto Flight (ATA 22);
Communications (ATA 23);
Navigation Systems (ATA 34).

12.8 Electrical Power (ATA 24) 1 3 —
Batteries Installation and Operation;
DC power generation, AC power generation;
Emergency power generation;
Voltage regulation, Circuit protection.
Power distribution;
Inverters, transformers, rectifiers;
External/Ground power.

12.9 Equipment and Furnishings (ATA 25)
(a) 2 2 —
Emergency equipment requirements;
Seats, harnesses and belts;
Lifting systems.
(b) 1 1 —
Emergency flotation systems;
Cabin lay-out, cargo retention;
Equipment lay-out;
Cabin Furnishing Installation.

12.10 Fire Protection (ATA 26) 1 3 —
Fire and smoke detection and warning systems;
Fire extinguishing systems;
System tests.

12.11 Fuel Systems (ATA 28) 1 3 —
System lay-out;
Fuel tanks;
Supply systems;
Dumping, venting and draining;
Cross-feed and transfer;
Indications and warnings;
Refuelling and defuelling.

12.12 Hydraulic Power (ATA 29) 1 3 —
System lay-out;
Hydraulic fluids;
Hydraulic reservoirs and accumulators;
Pressure generation: electric, mechanical, pneumatic;
Emergency pressure generation;
Pressure Control;
Power distribution;
Indication and warning systems;
Interface with other systems.

12.13 Ice and Rain Protection (ATA 30) 1 3 —
Ice formation, classification and detection;
Anti-icing and de-icing systems: electrical, hot air and chemical;
Rain repellant and removal;
Probe and drain heating.

12.14 Landing Gear (ATA 32) 2 3 —
Construction, shock absorbing;
Extension and retraction systems: normal and emergency;
Indications and warning;
Wheels, tyres, brakes;
Steering;
Skids, floats.

12.15 Lights (ATA 33) 2 3 —
External: navigation, landing, taxiing, ice;
Internal: cabin, cockpit, cargo;
Emergency.

12.16 Pneumatic/Vacuum (ATA 36) 1 3 —
System lay-out;
Sources: engine, compressors, reservoirs, ground supply.;
Pressure control;
Distribution;
Indications and warnings;
Interfaces with other systems.