EA406E - Helicopters

EA406E - Helicopters

Objectives

General objective:

Upon completion of this course, the student may be able to:
- Understand basic knowledge about rotor aerodynamics
- Analyse the performance of a helicopter and identify conditions which limit
the performance of a helicopter

Detailed objectives:

Introduction to rotor dynamics (rotor hinges, rotor technology, helicopter control)
- Helicopter performance
1) generalities
2) required power: in hover and in level flight
3) available power; installation losses; main gearbox (MGB)
4) rotor limits
5) flight performance
6) mission performance
8) exercises using flight manual performance curves

Hours

  • Lectures : 16

Form of assessment

Total assessment hours: 2

This course is part of the programme

In brief

ECTS credits 2

Number of hours 18

Teaching language
Anglais

Contact(s)

Anne HENRIC

Phone : +33 5 62 17 43 52

Email : anne.henric @ enac.fr

Catherine ORIA

Phone : +33 5 62 17 43 53

Email : catherine.oria @ enac.fr