For performance data and operating limitations, reference must be made to the approved flight manual and all appropriate documents. This document is the. The pilot is responsible for correct operation of the helicopter according the AFM. This summary is provided only as additional material for preflight preparation. Rotorheads – EC Flight manual – Hi Guys and Gals Just wondered if anyone has an electronic flight manual for the EC, particularly interested in.

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The EC has the beat for aerial photography. The sturdy airframe accommodates a wide range of externally fligyt internally-mounted mission equipment, including thermal and video sensors, LOJACK and PRONET tracking devices, high-intensity searchlights, digital video downlink systems, moving map displays, and a selection of both VHF and FM communications packages. Turning it down enough to allow night adaptation can make the contrast render the panel not legible.

There is plenty of room in the middle of the power arc to show minutes of fuel remaining at the current burn rate. The is smooth right up to knots. Just try to avoiding scheduling your delivery in the summer!

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Detailed information and diagrams covering all aspects of the helicopter’s systems and controls are included in the book. Part and sight seeing use wouldn’t add much to the premium if pilot has a good amount of turbine rotorcraft time. Regional technical representatives Mxnual details. Given that the assembly line is gathering components it is unclear what secrets Bell might be trying to protect from being photographed. Also these require the use of takeoff power, limited to no more than 5 minutes.

The can cruise slightly faster at knots. Why the discrepancy in the real number above and the ballpark quote? The G seems like the appropriate size. The Amsafe airbag seatbelts that became standard equipment starting in in most fixed wing aircraft e. Roughly 10 percent extra power can be drawn for about 5 minutes. Bell announced the ‘s certification with the year-old G on nearly the same day as Garmin announced the G NXi, which upgrades the displays and processors with reasonably modern components.


When the pilot pulls into this yellow area the G helpfully starts a timer. The result is that the rear-seaters can no longer stretch out. I’ve also found that people who often charter helicopters don’t really mind the restricted forward visibility in the older model Bells. The ‘s G panel makes Robinson’s installation fpight various Garmin products look like a dog’s breakfast. One of our pilot friends reports that the fligth noticeably smoother than the AStar, for example.

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Our L pilot was impressed. The EC has a reputation for being underpowered at gross weight. So did Eurocopter, which delivered their first one in One buyer learned from Bell that the plan is nanual build all helicopters the same as they come off the assembly line.

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The bad news is that this audio panel cannot accept music input via Bluetooth. If the engine loses contact with the airframe it will keep running at the target rotor RPM. Note that, if Airbus Helicopters cared about this end of the market, they could update the H to be more competitive, at least for sea level customers.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. A closer look at the flight manual reveals that these are certainly ISA numbers and performance is greatly reduced on hot days. Write a customer review. The interior preflight checklist is longer, with a lot more button-pushing.


It would have been nice to have a little more foot room in the back. The Facility Bell is right next to the Mirabel Airporta great reminder to be humble when making plans. The patent has expired so maybe it is time for Bell to put something like this into the headliner at least? I love the airframe. Employees have an open, straight-shooting, and no-excuses attitude. Sikorsky patented a lightweight sound-absorbing blanket. A pilot who has flown all of the single-engine Bell products in the New York City area, plus the AStar, said “that two-blade Bell rotor system is never smooth above knots, whether on the or the Long Ranger.

Vibration levels became dramatically worse over knots, consistent with this Vertical magazine review: People were generally positive, but one broker said that the had developed a reputation as being too noisy: Thus it should be flibht case that any available factory option can also be installed after purchase because that is how they’ll be doing it at the factory.

So if a servo did get stuck the pilot has to take a hand off at least one control to reach a switch on the panel.

They are too low for a photographer to use a camera with an eye-level viewfinder. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Don’t befriend anyone over lbs.! Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon.

There is no way for occupants to communicate without an intercom. It is adjustable, but there is no inertia reel. The EC lacks the G, but includes perhaps its most important feature: So you’ll be stopping for fuel flighg frequently than will a Robinson R44 pilot!